November 28, 2011
UN purchases wheat for Ethiopia
UN has bought 50,000 tonnes of wheat from Russia and India to donate to Ethiopia.
Some 25,000 tonnes of Russian wheat was for shipment between November 28 to December 10 and 25,000 tonnes from India was for shipment between December 10, 2011 and January 10, 2012.
Shipment is to reach Djibouti for further transport to Ethiopia where the United Nations has a series of programmes including aid for Somali refugees.