A mother sits with her malnourished child in Seriel health centre in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region, February 13, 2016. Picture taken February 13, 2016. REUTERS/Tristan Martin – RTS8UOM
China will provide 10 million U.S. dollars to the United Nations World Food Program to help hungry people in Ethiopia and Somalia, the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday reported Xinhua.
Eight million U.S. dollars worth of food will go to Ethiopia, while the rest will go to Somalia, the ministry said on its website.
The ministry is discussing details of the plan with the UN World Food Program.
The two African countries have suffered famines in recent years, leaving millions of people starving.