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Thematic programme for external aid and development that finances projects in the field of food security

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Thematic programme for external aid and development that finances projects in the field of food security

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This thematic programme replaces the budget lines "Food aid, Rehabilitation, and development" to improve the impact of the EC Food Security policy, particularly on the most vulnerable people. The goal to supporting research-related activities will be pursued by the Commission in the second ...

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