Islamabad, January 27 USAID will spend 10 million dollar to boost up nutrition, livelihood and other relief activities in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)
The contribution of US$10 million from USAID will be used to buy much-needed locally- produced goods, such as yellow split peas, iodized salt and nutritional supplements such as Acha Mum and Maamta for WFP nutrition, relief and livelihood programmes. Ninety percent of this contribution will be spent on local purchases, providing a welcome injection for local trade and economy through World Food Program (WFP).
WFP Country Director Finbarr Curran said that ninety percent of this contribution will be spent on local purchases, providing a welcome injection for local trade and economy. In addition to boosting the government’s own food security and nutrition activities.” WFP supports the National and Provincial Fortification Alliance that works to ensure foods such as salt and wheat are fortified with micronutrients to help address nutrition issues.