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EU's $10m for farming

EU's $10m for farming

THE European Union (EU) announced Thursday it had awarded an additional €6.9 million (US$10 million) as part of a €17.9 million package to improve agricultural production among the poor in rural Cambodia. An EU statement said the money would go to three NGOs – Gret, ZOA and Helen Keller International – and Germany’s development agency GTZ on projects that include improving access to irrigation, rice banks and rice seed stores.

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