Funds for Food Programme

Published: Wednesday, 08/01/2007 12:00 am EDT

International Co-operation Minister Josée Verner yesterday announced $125 million in funding for the World Food Programme over the next five years at an event in Ottawa with WFP executive director Josette Sheeran. The funds will go towards food programs for children in African schools. The WFP is the world's largest humanitarian agency.

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