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30 March 2010

The European Union (EU) Food Facility in collaboration with the UN WFP today donated office equipment worth US$9,500 (Le 38 million) to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security.(..)“I hope the equipment will enable both divisions to continue their good work, especially in providing support to farmers under the EU-funded Food Facility and in monitoring and reporting results,” said WFP Country Representative Christa Räder.


24 December 2009

More than 240,000 school children will continue receiving daily nutrition males, thanks to an additional contribution of euro 500,000 from the government of Germany in support of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ongoing school feeding programme in sierra Leone. “In addition to increasing access to basic education for children in Sierra Leone, the school feeding programme relieves short-term hunger among school-going children, thereby increasing their ability to learn, “said WFP Representative, Ms Christa Rader.


22 December 2009

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) recently donated 10 motorbikes to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security as part of its commitment to support district level staff working in the villages. “These motorbikes will boost the mobility of the Ministry’s extension service, which is critical to the success of WFP’s Food for Work and Food for Training programmes,” said WFP Country Representative Christa Räder.


18 December 2009

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Sierra Leone recently received the first 2,770 metric tons (MT) of food commodities as part of a donation from the European Union (EU) Food Facility.


15 December 2009

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Sierra Leone today received the first 2,770 metric tons (MT) of food commodities as part of a donation from the European Union (EU) Food Facility.


27 November 2009

As World AIDS Day approaches, (Dec 1) the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has handed over Nutrition Guidelines for People Living With HIV to Sierra Leone’s National AIDS Secretariat, the first time a document of this kind has been produced in the country.


26 May 2009

Smallholder farmers in Sierra Leone are soon to receive a production boost, thanks to a euro 5.4 million donation from the European Union to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). “This generous donation from the European Union will enable WFP to assist farmers in Bonthe, Pujehun, Bo, Moyamba, Port Loko, Tonkolili, Kenema, Kono and Kailahun districts to rehabilitate their swamps for intensive rice cultivation, and coffee and cocoa plantations for cash crop cultivation,” said WFP Representative, Christa Räder.