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Cash and Vouchers
15 May 2015

Honduras was one of the Central American countries most affected by coffee rust, a plague that destroyed hectors of coffee plantations and caused nationwide economic imbalance. Smallholder farmers and plantation laborers took the greatest hit, as their livelihoods slowly disappeared.

School Meals
1 May 2015

TEGUCIGALPA. - The Government of Honduras - through the Office of the First Lady, the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion - and the World Food Programme (WFP) inaugurated the Foro de Alimentación Escolar para una Vida Mejor (School Feeding Forum for a Better Life, in English). Representatives of different sectors were present at the inauguration honoring one of the most successful programmes of the Government of Honduras, School Feeding.

Focus on Women
26 November 2014

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM “NO TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN”

In the context of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, WFP staff in Honduras initiated an internal campaign to sensitize all staff and how they can share with family and friends.

 
 
Nutrition
11 November 2014

Sugar Is Life Foundation (FUNAZUCAR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) join once again to tackle malnutrition in Honduras serving more than 40,000 people with the donation of 42 metric tons of sugar.

Cash and Vouchers
11 September 2014

After the Coffee Rust devastated 50% of cultivated acres in Honduras, the national economy lost more than US$200 million. The coffee industry represents 4.8% of the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and for thousands of Honduran families it is their single source of jobs and income. No wonder the Coffee Rust is seriously compromising the food and nutrition security of these families.


4 September 2014

Can you imagine the world without hunger? WFP school meals recipients around the world were asked the same question, then invited to submit their answers in pictures. Take a look at the 16 winning pictures of the world with zero hunger. Which one would you like to live in?

Emergencies
18 August 2014

To help those who are in need has been part of a legacy that his father, a physician, sewed in his heart when he was a child. Mario Sibrian, a Honduran national working in South Sudan for WFP Aviation, has been living up to his father's legacy for the last 14 years. That is his driving force behind his commitment to humanitarian assistance during the tsunami in Asia, the Haiti Earthquake and Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.


15 August 2014

Panamanian national, Leica Cousins, has been working in the humanitarian sector for more than 10 years, the majority of which have been with WFP at the Regional Bureau in Panama City, Panama.

School Meals
31 July 2014

In order to raise awareness in local public schools about the Zero Hunger Challenge, a campaign launched by the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, WFP with the support of the Honduran Government held a national drawing contest throughout participating public schools that are beneficiaries of the National School Feeding Programme.

 

16 July 2014

There is often the misconception that hunger and malnutrition refer to the same condition. While the two often go hand-in-hand there are significant differences. With the assistance of The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) we are hoping to break this common misconception. Read on for 11 myth busting facts about malnutrition and examples of how WFP is tackling it in Latin America.