In 2010, Belgium made a record contribution
to the UN World Food Programme. The Belgian contribution had never been
so high, at a total of €28.6 million for 2010.
The highest contribution ever
The World Food Programme operates in
80 countries, providing food and humanitarian aid during disasters or long-running
conflicts. Two years ago, Belgium contributed €18 million to the World
Food Programme, and in 2009 that contribution rose sharply to €27.5 million.
But last year it was higher still. Our total came to €28.6 million, the
Without delay or hesitation