WFP has to buy rice for single mums from the outside market
Sittwe, December 30:World Food Program (WFP) has been distributing free rice to single mothers and female students in
The official price is said to be as much as than ten times higher than the market one.
For 2003-2004, WFP asked for 2400 tons of rice for
On the 11th of this month, the WFP officials met with the Burmese Border Security (Nasaka) officials Maung Daw is under its jurisdiction to arrange the purchase from the outside market.
WFP has been distributing rice for free to single mothers and female students since 1994. However, WFP cannot provide for single father and male students.
Maung Daw is the most expensive township to buy rice, and due to its dense population rice price can be very high sometime. #
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