19 April 2013
The National Systems for Risk Management from Central American countries began a series of simulation exercises to respond to emergencies in order to help strengthen their coordination processes and joint operation of humanitarian assistance. These processes include the participation of governments and national and international humanitarian actors.
2 April 2013
Vice President of Honduras María Antonieta de Bogran, the President of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation Howard G. Buffett, WFP Representative in Honduras Miguel Barreto and European Union delegate Laurant Sillano inaugurated a modern grain processing plant that will benefit farmers and producers in the departments of Comayagua and Intibucá.
19 March 2013
TEGUCIGALPA. – In conjunction with the formal delivery of a donation of more than 8.000 metric tons of rice to be used for school meals, the Ambassador of Brazil to Honduras Zenick Krawctschuk participated in a symbolic event, also attended by the Minister of Social Development Hilda Hernandez, the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Jacobo Regalado, and WFP Representative Miguel Barreto.
19 March 2013
The Presidential Appointee Marie Antoinette de Bográn, the Minister of Health Roxana Araujo, the Minister of Social Development Hilda Hernandez, the Ambassador of Chile Rodrigo Pérez Manrique and WFP Representative Miguel Barreto chaired today the launch of an event with national and international nutrition experts to strengthen the technical knowledge of nutrition in Honduras.
6 March 2013
During International Women's Day, the President of Honduras Porfirio Lobo Sosa, the First Lady Rosa Elena de Lobo, the head of UN Women Rosibel Gomez, WFP Representative Miguel Barreto, and the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Jacobo Regalado met at the Presidency to hand over financial certificates worth more than 1 million Lempiras (nearly US$50,000) to eight women producer associations.
21 February 2013
San Jeronimo-Comayagua.- With the aim to technically strengthen and improve production for smallholder farmers of the P4P programme, on this day Miguel Barreto, representative of the World Food Programme in Honduras and Jacobo Regalado, the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock awarded 140 graduation diplomas to smallholder farmers from the departments of Comayagua and Intibucá.
31 January 2013
This modern grain processing plant, built with the support of the European Union (EU) and of the World Food Programme (WFP), will initally benefit some 1,186 small holder farmers living in the departments of Lempira and Copán. This plant and others across Honduras are part of the Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative, which has benefited 23 small holder farmers organizations or cooperatives, and their 11,400 members.
3 December 2012
Single Honduran mothers receive assistance from the Honduran authorities and the WFP to maintain this nursery that they have as a result to generate the economic resources to maintain their families and protect the environment. “We are pleased with this project because it will improve the lives of our families and communities,” says Neptali Amador, Marcovia City Council Member.
26 November 2012
Yum! Brands gave a special recognition to Grupo Comidas for making Honduras the country that has raised the largest amount of funds for WFP projects in the Latin America and Caribbean region through the "From Hunger to Hope" campaign, which is implemented by the franchise worldwide and every year among its customers and workers to help fight against hunger and undernutrition.
7 November 2012
The cooperation agreement between WFP and IICA will help strengthen the organizational capacity and management of cooperatives in Honduras, which have more than 11,300 small holder farmers in their ranks, and participate in WFP’s Purchase for Progress initiative (P4P) in Honduras.
- Mujeres Unidas en Acción: Building Success for Women in Eastern Honduras Source: Huffington Post
- IICA strengthens partnership with World Food Programme Source: Estrategia y Negocios
- Honduras: A Call for Help to FAO and WFP to confront hunger Source: El Heraldo (Honduras)
- Improved Nutrition, Agricultural Development Helps Bring Hondurans Out of Poverty and Hunger Source: DipNote
- Proactively Planning for Replanting Source: Honduras Weekly
- 11 September 2013 Honduras: WFP Assists Poor Farmers Affected By Coffee Rust
- 26 April 2013 WFP Executive Director Visits Panama