News release

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 Building, 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.

15 October 2012

JAKARTA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) honours World Food Day (16 October) by reaffirming its dedication to work with communities, civil society, governments and the private sector to end hunger in our lifetimes.

School Meals
8 June 2012

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a donation of nearly US$700,000 from the Government of Japan to support the organisation’s innovative schools meals programme and wider efforts to tackle food insecurity in Papua province.

27 January 2012

Marking 2012 National Nutrition Day of Indonesia, WFP in Indonesia is highlighting its partnership with the Government in the fight against under-nutrition.

Climate Change
13 June 2011

Jakarta – The Government of Indonesia today welcomed Project Laser Beam (PLB), a groundbreaking public-private partnership to end child malnutrition, as a critical initiative to help achieve their goal of ending child hunger and poverty. The announcement was made at the World Economic Forum East Asia, in Jakarta.

7 June 2010

ROME– Tens of thousands of people yesterday took to the streets in cities around the world to show their support for the work of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the fight against global hunger.