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Foreign aid for Pakistan social projects decline


February 16th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Foreign aid for developmental projects in Pakistan has declined considerably, the Pakistani Planning Commission has said.Expressing concern, the commission said assistance for the public sector development ... Read more...

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World Bank links Pak flood aid to responsible and transparent end use


September 20th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 20(ANI): The World Bank and the United States have urged Pakistan to take steps to reassure donor countries that it is capable of using their flood aid responsibly and ... Read more...

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One-ninth of Nepal faces starvation, UN warns


March 10th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) One-ninth of Nepal's nearly 27 million population face starvation, the UN warned Wednesday. Nearly half of Nepal's 75 districts, mainly in the west and mountain regions, are ... Read more...

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Britain to invest 150 million pounds in Bihar


February 15th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 15 (IANS) The Department for International Development (DFID) of Britain plans to invest up to 150 million pounds in Bihar, a senior official of the British government said here Sunday."Over ... Read more...

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Millions of Africans face hunger as aid fails to flow


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
By Michael Logan Nairobi, May 23 (DPA) United Nations agencies are warning of an impending food crisis in East Africa that could see millions facing starvation, but financial support is coming at a ... Read more...

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UN calls for ‘reinvigoration’ of agriculture


May 15th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 15 (IANS) As the world is facing a severe food crisis, agriculture needs to be reinvigorated to produce enough food to feed the burgeoning global population, UN Secretary-General Ban ... Read more...

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