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UN meets today on food battle plan

Posted by Mai on April 28th, 2008

Manila Bulletin Online
UN meets today on food battle plan

Denis Rousseau

GENEVA (AFP) — United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon leads today, Monday, a concerted effort by 27 key UN agencies to tackle the growing crisis caused by a worldwide sharp rise in basic food prices.

The UN was scheduled at a two-day conference in the Swiss capital Bern to reveal a battle plan of emergency measures, while exploring other longer-term measures to solve the world’s food crisis.

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