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Northern Mali Faces Food and Currency Shortages

“'There have been no food supplies in Gao for the past two weeks,' according to  Lucile Grosjean, the spokesperson for the international humanitarian organisation Action Against Hunger (ACF)...'Because of the occupation by the Jihadist groups, farmers have not had the support they normally receive from the Ministry of Agriculture to improve rice production on plantations on the banks of the Niger River,' Grosjean expained.

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Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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