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Nutrition
7 February 2014

TEGUCIGALPA. –Grupo Comidas Especializadas, through its brands Pizza Hut, KFC and Denny’s and their customers’ support—donated US$260,000 to the World Food Programme as part of the global campaign From Hunger to Hope.

Nutrition
5 February 2014

PANAMA CITY –The World Food Programme (WFP) has appointed Miguel Barreto, a Peruvian national, as its new Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. His duty will be to  oversee WFP operations  across the region.

 

Focus on Women, Gender, Nutrition
3 February 2014

Located within the department of Choluteca in the southern region of Honduras is “Programa Atencion a Grupos Vulnerables” (Attention to Vulnerable groups program) which works with children 6 months to 5 years, pregnant women and breast-feeding mothers to ensure proper nutrition in the first 1000 days of life.

Purchase for Progress
19 November 2013

The WFP Representative, Pasqualina DiSirio, the Economic Adviser of the United States of America Embassy, Mike Taylor, the President of TechnoServe, Lord Tim McLellan, and the TechnoServe Director for Honduras, Ricardo Gonzalez, signed a cooperation agreement of between World Food Programme (WFP) and TechnoServe.

Focus on Women, Nutrition, School Meals
16 October 2013

ROME/TEGUCIGALPA – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts.

 

Nutrition
16 October 2013

For the fifth consecutive year, Grupo Comidas (Yum! Brands Honduras) and WFP join to ensure the food and nutritional security of thousands of people in Honduras. The campaign is part of Yum! Brands global initiative World Hunger Relief.

Purchase for Progress
16 October 2013

More than 660 small holder farmers, of which 29% are women, will benefit from this new storage facility located in the municipality of Yoro.

School Meals
9 October 2013

The Ficohsa Foundation for children education celebrated their 15 years of success. Accompanying them in the celebrations were the institutions and people who have contributed significantly to help reach great achievements in preschool education.

Climate Change
9 October 2013

WFP Representative, Pasqualina Di Sirio, met with the Ministry Director of the Forest Conservation Institute (IFC), José Trinidad Suazo Bulnes, in order to strengthen the actions that IFC and WFP are developing together, through their Agro-Forestry and Climate Change Resilience Programme.

Food for Assets
19 September 2013

Ernestina Martinez, a 52-year-old widow and mother of eight children, began her coffee farm a few years ago in the village Ojo de Agua in Intibucá and it produced nearly 4 Metric Tons of coffee. But the Coffee Rust plague, a fungus that affects the leaves of plants, destroyed the crops Ernestina and her children had grown with great sacrifice.