GLOBAL: Millions wasted on shipping food aid

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JOHANNESBURG, 13 July 2010 (IRIN) – US taxpayers spend about US$140 million every year on non-emergency food aid in Africa, and roughly the same amount to ship food aid to global destinations on US vessels; money that could have been used to feed more people says . . . → Read More: GLOBAL: Millions wasted on shipping food aid