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31 January 2014

Authorities began the distribution of more than 168 million quintals of food in 10 thousand schools. From now, school meals are guaranteed to public and subsidized pre and primary schools.


31 January 2014

The Sandinista government with the support of the World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday launched the first delivery of the School Feeding 2014.


31 January 2014

The Ministry of Education (Mined) reported that food will be distributed to 10,000 students in public schools and subsidized primary education during the first three months of classes. (News article in Spanish)


25 October 2013

The United Nations System in Nicaragua, presented the UNDAF United Nations Development Action Framework (UNDAF) for Nicaragua, which has a budget of 292.5 million dollars, to be run on the period 2013-2017.


25 October 2013

The United Nations budgeted an amount of $ 292 504 773 for development assistance for the period od 2013-2017, said Pablo Mandeville, UN Resident Coordinator in Nicaragua. Mandeville said that the funds will be directed to health and safe drinking water, education, nutrition, incentive for development and humanitarian assistance, among other areas. (News Article in Spanish)


18 October 2013

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. (News Article in Spanish)


18 October 2013

One in eight people suffer from chronic hunger in the world, according to the World Food Programme (WFP). (News article in Spanish)


26 September 2013

Los bajos precios del café en el mercado internacional, las afectaciones provocadas por la plaga de la roya y los bajos rendimientos podrían reducir hasta en un 40% la utilización de cortadores en la cosecha cafetalera 2013-2014, señala un diagnóstico de la Fundación para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Agropecuario y Forestal de Nicaragua, Funica.


8 August 2013

The World Food Programme (WFP) is concern about the situation of the families from 30 communities settled in the municipality of Prinzapolka, in the North Atlantic Autonomous Region, where the Government is doing an emergency assessment that will determine the actions to prevent a famine.(News article in Spanish)


6 August 2013

The authorities formally requested the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to assist families affected by rains and floods in 25 communities inhabited mostly by indigenous Miskito,said a spokeswoman of the UN agency. [News Article In Spanish]