24 April 2013
The construction of micro-hydro power plant in a village in north-eastern Afghanistan helped a community through tough winter months – and is giving them electricity for the first time.
14 April 2013
The Netherlands have long been a strong supporter of WFP’s work globally, and a new donation in Afghanistan will enable WFP to support more than 250,000 Afghans with food rations as they prepare for natural disasters.
4 April 2013
WFP has distributed food to hundreds of families fleeing fighting and flooding in Helmand province.
29 March 2013
There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? Each month between April and June 2013, we'll be unveiling a new "key" through a short film - and we want you to discover them with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, we're also giving away some limited edition WFP Moleskine notebooks. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play!
28 February 2013
At a conference in Kabul, the Ambassador of Japan announced a fresh contribution to WFP’s activities in Afghanistan. Japan has long been a supporter of the UN’s operations in the country and is the second-largest donor to WFP.
31 January 2013
With their brightly-coloured clothes and facial tattoos, Kuchi women from the traditional nomads of Afghanistan stand out in a sea of burkas. But the nutritional challenges these women face are similar to those of all Afghan women.
20 January 2013
In a country faced with recurring natural disasters and the effects of decades of conflict, it pays to be prepared for any eventuality. WFP and the Government of Afghanistan are working together to bolster the country's emergency preparedness measures.
20 December 2012
When everybody says "it can't be done", what would you do? Would you accept it as a fact or would you rise up to the challenge and find a solution? Read on for an inspiring story of commitment and dedication from WFP's team in Afghanistan.
5 November 2012
As snow starts to fall in north-eastern Afghanistan, WFP is rushing to provide food supplies to communities that will be cut off in the winter months.
17 October 2012
Today, WFP celebrates World Food Day in Afghanistan along with its sister agency, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock. This year the emphasis is on supporting agricultural cooperatives and farmers’ organizations.
- Harsh winter takes toll on Afghan war displaced Source: Reuters Alertnet
- UN environmental agency to help Afghanistan combat effects of climate change Source: UN News Centre
- More than Lego: WFP's Factory-in-a-box Source: Devex
- The challenge of getting food to Afghan schoolchildren Source: The Examiner
- What It Means To Be A Mother In Afghanistan Source: Care2.com
- 15 October 2013 World Food Day 2013 (For The Media)