China: World's Third Largest Food Donor
Sep 14, 2006-- Is giving a natural extension of receiving? China seems to have an inspiring answer to that question! In 2005, the same year it stopped receiving food aid from the World Food Program, China emerged as the world’s third largest food aid donor. According to the latest annual Food Aid Monitor from INTERFAIS, the International Food Aid Information System, China accounted for more than half of the rise in overall food aid donations in 2005, with a whopping 260 percent increase compared to the previous year. This article has more information on current global food needs and measures being taken to meet them.
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For it is in giving that we receive.
St. Francis of Assisi
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