About 1000 people gathered for the ceremony, which was held in Iowa State Capitol.
WFP has been providing the most vulnerable people with e-cards. They can get 9 food items in selected shops.
The prices on food products moved up by 8.1 percent in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan National Bank is forecasting an increase of prices for fruits, vegetables, eggs, milk and meat products, clothes, shoes and some of public utilities in Q4 2011.
A 157m and 80cm roll was made in Astana on July 5.
EBRD President wrote about potential of Kazakhstan and Russia to increase food production.
He said that when speaking at the opening of the Investment Forum in Astana within the EBRD annual meeting.
Kazakhstan can export 5.5. million tons of grain in the 2010-2011 marketing year: Agriculture Ministry.
However, given the openness of the economy, prices cannot be bridled forcibly: Assylzhan Mamytbekov, Agriculture Minister.
Consequences of food crises are social tensions and political upheavals throughout the world (…) it is of paramount importance to ensure food security at regional and global levels. Inter-state cooperation and concerted actions are needed: President Nazarbayev.