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Launch of the Demonstration Programme

safefood today announced the recipients of funding for the Demonstration Programme of Community Food Initiatives, aimed at promoting greater access and availability of healthy food to those on low incomes. Funded by safefood, the Programme is the first of its kind on the island of Ireland, and aims to address the inequalities and overcome some of the problems faced by communities in accessing healthy, affordable food. The Programme was officially launched in Belfast today by Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Michael McBride.

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