16 October 2012
[News article in Spanish] The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the World Food Programme signed an agreement to push joined efforts that will lead to higher agricultural productivity within Latin America and the Caribbean, in a way that would strengthen the access of its inhabitants towards healthy and better quality of foods. The General Director of IICA, Victor M. Villalobos, affirmed: “More than a document, this agreement is a commitment with all the countries where the IICA and WFP work together. We will also explore the posibilieties in other parts of the hemisphere in order to share our experiences, especially the ones we reach to work with farmers in a small scale.”. The Executive Director of World Food Programme, Erthain Cousin, seeks to consolidate the work of both organizations for the programme Purchase for Progress(P4P), which has been running in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua since 2009.
15 October 2012
Corn fields of Terrabona town, north Nicaragua October 11, 2012. The United Nation's World Food Programme (WFP) accompanies the Nicaraguan government's efforts to eradicate malnutrition and ensure basic human rights its citizens. Picture taken October 11, 2012. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
24 September 2012
[News Article in Spanish] Over the last three years, thousands of Nicaraguan children have received a school meal with the helping hand of the Australian government. The Australian Ambassador to Mexico, Katrina Cooper, visited Las Joyas Primary School to witness how funds from the Australian Government are helping the WFP´s school feeding programme.
15 June 2012
Ertharin Cousin, the executive director of the United Nations (WFP), walks after arriving at Matiguas town, in northern Nicaragua, June 14, 2012. Communities from rural parts of the country benefited from a food programme organised by the WFP. Cousin will be in Nicaragua for three days to meet with President Daniel Ortega's government. (Photo)
28 October 2011
The NewsHour's global health unit is in Nicaragua this week reporting on the upcoming presidential election and efforts to provide a new life-saving vaccine to infants. (..) Barely scraping by is a way of life for many families here -- about 76 percent of the population survives on less than $2 a day, according to the U.N. World Food Programme.
- The United Nations presented the Development Action Framework (UNDAF) for Nicaragua Source: El 19 Digital
- UN provides $ 292 million to Nicaragua Source: El Nuevo Diario
- On World Food Day, WFP says Investment in Nutrition is Key to Unlocking a Better Future Source: Nicanoticias
- Nutrition, Key to the Future Source: LA PRENSA
- Cafetaleros reducirán mano de obra hasta 40% Source: El Nuevo Diario (Nicaragua)
- 4 November 2013 Nicaragua: Women Celebrate World Food Day
- 25 October 2013 Nicaragua: Preparing for the Next Emergency
- 10 October 2013 Nicaraguans Celebrate Their Corn’s National Identity
- 10 September 2013 Saudi Arabia Supports School Feeding in Nicaragua