EU-MDG’s Initiative

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The project is funded by the EU and is aimed at improving food security and reducing hunger in the intervention areas; thereby contributing to the Gambia’s achievement of MDG 1c. It has two components, the first is production enhancement under the responsibility of the FAO, focusing on rice and 8 major horticultural crops in the targeted areas. The second component is a school feeding programme and marketing, under the responsibility of the WFP which purpose is to supply nutritious food to over 42,000 school children and serve as a catalyst and an incentive to farmers, targeted by the first component, to produce large quantities to be sold directly to the school feeding programme.

Title: European Union - Millenium Development Goal's Initiative
Date: 27/01/2014
EU Contribution: €7.6 million