$ 10 Million for Nicaraguan Agriculture

Under a program to fight hunger, the U.S. Government approved $ 10 million for the country.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

The program, called Feeding the Future, “will continue to support small farmers and businesses in Nicaragua to improve productivity and expand the market and trade", stated U.S. Ambassador Robert Callahan, at the presentation act.

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will be responsible for managing the $ 10 million.

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