News release
School Meals
16 August 2013

KUPANG, NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR, INDONESIA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Kupang District Government and the Family Empowerment and Welfare Movement (Pemberdayaan Kesejahteraan Keluarga or PKK Kupang) are celebrating Indonesia’s Independence Day on 17 August with the launch of the first cooking competition for school meals made with local ingredients. The competition aims to promote dietary diversity and highlight ways of making school meals more nourishing through sourcing locally-available ingredients.

31 July 2013

KUPANG, NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR, INDONESIA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) are today presenting the findings of a joint logistics capacity assessment carried out in NTT, NTB and Bali Province, as part of efforts to further strengthen Indonesia’s emergency response mechanisms.

28 May 2013

LOMBOK, WEST NUSA TENGGARA – Vice Minister of the National Development Planning/Vice Chairman of the National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) Dr Lukita Dinarsyah Tuwo today visited projects in Central Lombok supported by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) that are designed enhance community food security and resilience to natural disasters.

25 April 2013

 KUPANG, NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR (NTT) – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the government of Indonesia today concluded a two-day conference in Kupang designed to spearhead the drive for improved nutrition across the country.

18 April 2013

KUALA LUMPUR – Groupon in the Asia-Pacific region donates on behalf of its subscribers over USD72,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), following the conclusion of a fundraising campaign for WFP School Meals activities in Asia. 

15 April 2013

JAKARTA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a US$1.25 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) to support WFP’s Disaster Risk Reduction Programme (DRR) in Indonesia.

25 March 2013

Groupon in Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) join hands in fighting hunger and empowering girls through school meals programmes

21 February 2013

WFP, Papua and East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Provinces, independent research specialists and community representatives share their experiences and participate in a lessons-learned forum on the Local School Meals programme.

19 October 2012
Under new agreement with the Municipal Government of Kota Jayapura,  WFP will pilot a local school meals programme in Muara Tami, in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province covering 10 schools in Muara Tami sub-district until June 2013, where nearly 1,700 students will receive a nutritious hot snack (Bubur Tami and Bubur Bum) three times a week, made from local foods such as cassava, sweet potato and pumpkin.
Capacity Development, Climate Change
19 October 2012

WFP, in collaboration with the NTB provincial government, has been helping the most vulnerable households to address short-term food insecurity and to build agricultural and rural infrastructure that benefits their communities in the medium and long term.