African Regions Need $239 Million to Support Farmers, FAO Says

Farmers in the Horn of Africa and the continent’s Sahel desert region need $239 million in aid this year, Jose Graziano da Silva, the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization, said today in a speech in Brazzaville, the capital of Congo Republic.

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