* Bangladesh, Haiti, Rwanda, Sierra
Leone, and Togo receive first round of funds from multi-donor Global Agriculture
and Food Security Program (GAFSP).
* GAFSP created in response to
call by G-20 leaders for the World Bank Group to work with interested donors.
* Founding donors include Canada,
South Korea, Spain, the United States and the Bill & Melinda Gates
June 23, 2010-In Rwanda, one of the
world's most densely populated landlocked countries, farmers face an uphill
battle - literally - to get the best they can from the soil.