CIDA adopts new food security strategy

Webster, Paul Christopher
February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE107
Academic Journal
The article reports on the announcement from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to increase its support for agricultural development through its Food Security Strategy. The agency will require the recipients of Canadian food aid to purchase Canadian-grown food, to increase investments in agricultural development. Bev Oda, minister of international cooperation, says that the agricultural support is not only for contributing to food security, it is also for the economic growth. INSET: Biofortified potato.


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