22 October 2013
Islamabad – The Pakistan Economic Coordination Committee has announced the release of 75,000 metric tons of wheat to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). This completes the entire donation of 150,000 metric tons pledged by the Government of Pakistan for 2013. WFP recently concluded delivery of the first half released earlier this year in support of families affected by law enforcement operations in the country’s north-west.
1 August 2013
ISLAMABAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of 3 million pounds Sterling (US$4.5 million) from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for vulnerable displaced communities in the highly volatile north-west of Pakistan.
24 June 2013
ISLAMABAD – At the conclusion of a two-day visit to Pakistan, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin urged a renewed effort to address the food and nutrition needs of people affected by displacement, natural disasters and poverty.
21 May 2013
Peshawar – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today handed over medical and information technology equipment worth over 7.4 million rupees to the Health Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
28 February 2013
Islamabad - The Government of Pakistan has announced a donation of 75,000 metric tons of wheat to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) at a time when critical funding shortages threatened the provision of emergency food assistance to almost one million displaced people in the country’s north-west.
23 January 2013
Quetta- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today handed over medical equipment worth over 16.2 million rupees to the health department of the Government of Balochistan.
25 September 2012
ISLAMABAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun food distributions to tens of thousands of people affected by monsoon floods in Sindh province, with plans to gear up operations to reach the most severely affected areas of Balochistan.
19 September 2012
ISLAMABAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today started the distribution of wheat flour from a Pakistan Government contribution of 50,000 metric tons of wheat, valued at US$16 million, to people displaced by law and order operations in the northwest of the country.
21 March 2012
ISLAMABAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a commitment by the newly created Pakistan Ministry of Food Security and Research (MFSR) to donate annually up to 500,000 metric tons of wheat to WFP to combat malnutrition and improve food security among vulnerable groups across the country.
31 October 2011
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution from the Government of Sindh province of 8,333 metric tons of wheat for distribution to people affected by the recent monsoon floods in Sindh.
- U.N. Says Pakistan Has Food 'Emergency', but Donors Look Elsewhere Source: The New York Times / Reuters
- Energy crisis compounds Pakistan's woes Source: Al Jazeera
- Pakistan: Inflation hits food security Source: IRIN
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- Low Indus river flows threaten crops Source: Alertnet