He would like to be distributing 12 tons of food a month.
He said 600 tons of food a day was needed.
I stopped off at the supermarket and bought a ton of food.
He said that the country had received more than seven million tons of food since March 1997.
Last week it allowed Iran to send in some 700 tons of food.
On one day the union distributed five tons of food to its workers.
That effort will require 480,000 tons of food every month.
We managed to sell tons of food at a good profit.
Local officials calculate that the town needs 70 tons of food a day.
The country needed 400,000 tons of food this year, he said.