Sweden and the United Nations World Food Programme signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement committing an unprecedented $370 million dollars to WFP over the next four years. The contribution for the period 2018-2021 is the biggest ever made by a donor within a WFP Strategic Partnership Agreement.
For almost a decade, the Swedish government has been the largest donor of flexible funds to WFP whereas 90% of government funding to WFP is earmarked for specific operations or activities.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-
- Sweden Capital- Stockholm, Currency- Swedish krona.
Source- Business Standard