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UN Says Italy Is Financing $3 Million Food Project for Egypt

June 18, 2012

Italy is financing a $3 million project aimed at improving food security and nutrition for women and young people in Egypt, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization said.

The program will help teach skills including growing crops, raising small animals, selling food products and making organic fertilizer, the Rome-based FAO said today in a statement on its website. The project also will promote nutrition education, the UN agency said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Whitney McFerron in London at wmcferron1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Carpenter at ccarpenter2@bloomberg.net


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