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Focus on Women
5 March 2014

ROME/BISHKEK – Every year, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provides more than eleven million schoolgirls with food to help keep them in education and around three million vulnerable women with special nutritional support. This year, on International Women’s Day (March 8), WFP is celebrating how empowering women can boost global efforts to end hunger.


3 February 2014

BISHKEK – The Government of the Russian Federation has announced its renewed commitment to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), contributing US$3 million to support the most food-insecure families in the Kyrgyz Republic through community projects.


16 October 2013

BISHKEK – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts. 

School Meals
24 September 2013

BISHKEK – The Government of the Russian Federation has announced a US$10 million grant to support the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in boosting the Kyrgyz national school feeding programme that covers over 400,000 children in primary school.


9 July 2013

BISHKEK – The Government of the Russian Federation has contributed US$1 million to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to support the most food-insecure Kyrgyz people


22 November 2012

BISHKEK – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today its monthly food price monitoring for the Kyrgyz Republic has revealed that wheat flour prices across the country have doubled between June and October.

General Food Distribution
25 April 2012

The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) will start distributing basic food commodities to support more than 370,000 people in rural areas who require assistance following the long, harsh winter. 


19 November 2011

BISHKEK – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) began Wednesday providing food assistance to more than 270,000 people in rural areas across the Kyrgyz Republic to help them through the harsh winter season.

Nutrition
21 September 2011

BISHKEK – The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) plans to deliver nearly 25,500 tons of food assistance to more than half a million vulnerable people in rural areas across the Kyrgyz Republic through a new two-year operation that begins this year.


29 April 2011

BISHKEK – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Kyrgyzstan has thanked the Russian Federation, which over the last three years has become the single most generous and consistent supporter of the agency’s work in the country.