School Meals
19 May 2013

In Afghanistan, far more boys go to school than girls. WFP is trying to change that by providing food incentives for female students.

Food for Assets
9 May 2013

In a sweeping valley of Khulm district near Mazar-e-Sharif, spring flooding was an annual problem for local communities until a joint WFP and FAO watershed management project made the area safe and turned the rainwater into an asset.

Food for Assets
1 May 2013

In a vocational training center in the western Afghan city of Herat, WFP food assistance is helping more than 300 men and women learn marketable skills.

Food for Assets
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.

Emergencies, Floods
4 April 2013

WFP has distributed food to hundreds of families fleeing fighting and flooding in Helmand province.  

Climate Change, Nutrition
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.