Wednesday, July 8, 2009

G8 First Wives to Meet with WFP

On the agenda at the G8 summit in Italy this week is climate change, the global financial crisis, and food security! According to the UK's Telegraph, Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Prime Minister and the G8 host, has promised cash worth up to £9 billion ($15 billion) to help develop agriculture in poor countries. Moreover, the wives of the G8 leaders will go to a presentation organised by the World Food Programme on the role of women in fighting hunger in the developing world! 

Here are the links to full articles!

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