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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.

Nutrition
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.

Emergencies
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.

General Food Distribution
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.

Logistics
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.

Capacity Development, Nutrition, Purchase for Progress
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.

Focus on Women, Food for Assets
30 September 2012

Giving Afghan women the chance to learn marketable skills is one way to help Afghanistan on the road to peace and stability, as well as food security.

Climate Change
25 September 2012

Can a trek in the mountains of Afghanistan contribute to building peace in the country? The World Food Programme and its sister agencies, brought together at a special event for International Peace Day, believe it can.