Japan to provide grant to Karamoja through WFP
In August 2011, the Government of Japan has decided to provide through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) grant aid totaling 2 billion yen (US$25.7 million) as food aid for five countries facing serious food shortage, of which 490 million yen (US$6.3 million) was provided for Uganda.
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On 16th September, the Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, H.E. Kazuo Minagawa, visited the Karamoja Region to attend the food distribution.
Explanation of the situation by WFP staff Food provided by the Japanese assistance
Ambassador distributing beans and maze Harvest at Kaloi Village
Traditional dance of welcome by the villagers Ambassador reaching out to a child
Children in a queue for the food distribution