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Combat hunger in developing countries

Using satellites and technology

The Netherlands wants to see closer collaboration between high-tech companies and civil society organisations to tackle food shortages in developing countries. Foreign trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen expressed that hope last week at the climate summit in Marrakech. In total the minister is making an extra 20 million euros available for the Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) programme, in which ITC participates prominently.

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