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Food for Assets, Nutrition, School Meals
16 October 2013

DUSHANBE –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.

Cash and Vouchers
5 February 2013

DUSHANBE – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) completed a pilot cash transfer to around 7,000 of the most vulnerable people in Ayni district of Sughd region during January. In partnership with the district authorities, WFP provided cash assistance to 1,426 households with the lowest income, who own only small patches of land and possess few animals or other assets.
 

General Food Distribution
19 April 2012

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will start distributing food this month to some 80,000 vulnerable people in the most food-insecure parts of Tajikistan, following an unusually long and harsh winter.

School Meals
8 January 2012

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Tajikistan held a policy conference on school meals as a first step for preparing the country to take over ownership of the project which boosts food security and school attendance. 


21 December 2011

“This donation comes at a time when the resilience of the most vulnerable families will be once again tested by a resurgence of high prices for staple foods,” said WFP Country Director Alzira Ferreira. “This generous contribution will help WFP strengthen its social protection programmes to mitigate the impact of high food prices on the poorest families and help them through the harsh winter months.”

School Meals
20 December 2011

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) last week warmly welcomed a US$6 million donation from the Russian Federation that will go towards supporting the poorest families, schoolchildren and victims of natural disasters.

School Meals
1 March 2011

A Russian Federation grant helps WFP strengthen its social protection programmes at a time when the resilience of the most vulnerable families will be once again tested by a resurgence of high prices for staple foods.

Nutrition
17 February 2011

 A new poster explaining how WFP food helps cure tuberculosis will be displayed in all TB treatment centres and medical clinics in Tajikistan in 2011.


11 January 2011

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed the largest ever, one-off donation from the Government of Japan, amounting to US$ 196.6 million.  The donation will be used to provide urgently needed food and nutritional assistance to millions of the most vulnerable people in 20 countries in Asia and Africa and will also support logistics operations in eight countries where WFP is working.

Nutrition
3 December 2010

As WFP prepares to launch a new programme to help vulnerable Tajiks with Tuberculosis (TB) beat the disease, a delegation from the Embassy of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency visited TB centres near the capital Dushanbe to see how food assistance fits into the “value chain” of treatment and cure