World ‘Hunger’ Summit Produces $4.1 B In New Funding

World ‘Hunger’ Summit Produces $4.1 B In New Funding

From Huffington Post.

At a world hunger summit continuing this week in London, a nutrition pact was signed that will improve the lives of 500 million pregnant women and small children, according to a report in Huffington Post.

The British government issued a statement Saturday saying $4.1 billion had been secured from companies, foundations, governments, and charities towards ending hunger.

Commitments, like U.K. company Del Agua’s $670 million toward clean water in Rwanda, are intended to be spent over the next years and decades, the statement said.

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