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Saudi Dates Offer Nutritional Boost To Three West African Nations

The United Nations World Food Programme welcomes the contribution, from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, of 250 metric tonnes of dates, worth US$ 650,000, which will give a nutritional boost to more than 130,000 hungry and vulnerable people in Chad, Mauritania and Burkina Faso this Ramadan season.

Donated by the King Salman Humanitarian aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), the dates are being delivered to young students and malnourished children, refugees, people living with HIV and households facing extremely precarious conditions in the Sahel regions of the three West African nations. Read More