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G8 summit to commit $20 bln for food security

The G8 summit will pledge $20 billion over three years, $5 billion more than initially expected, to boost agricultural investment and fight hunger, Italian G8 sherpa Giampiero Massolo said on Friday.

world Updated: Jul 10, 2009 17:07 IST

The G8 summit will pledge $20 billion over three years, $5 billion more than initially expected, to boost agricultural investment and fight hunger, Italian G8 sherpa Giampiero Massolo said on Friday.

The summit leaders are due to release a statement shortly on global food security.