Japan provides US$6 million of food security package to Guinea-Bissau, Niger, Palestine

On September 8 - 9, 2022, the Japanese government contributed an additional US$6 million to Guinea-Bissau, Niger, and Palestine as part of its US$200 million pledge in response to global food insecurity.

The package included two donations of US$1 million through the World Food Programme (WFP) to Guinea-Bissau and Palestine, and a US$3 million bilateral grant to improve food security in Niger. Each country is facing serious food crises that have been exacerbated by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 

Press release – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (in Japanese) 

Press release – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (in Japanese) 

Press release – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (in Japanese)