News release
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.

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.

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

18 November 2010

DUSHANBE -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will launch an important new phase of life-saving food assistance to Tuberculosis (TB) patients in Tajikistan, along with their family members, with the goal of building on past successes in increasing cure rates and lowering death rates from the disease.

Climate Change
8 July 2010

One of the most important events in 2010 on the Tajikistan calendar was the High Level International Water Conference held in the capital Dushanbe from 8 to 9 June 2010. The conference was staged at the mid-point of the UN International Decade for Action "Water for Life" (2005-2015) to review progress made on water resource management. WFP was invited to participate in one of six roundtables at the conference, which was opened by President Emomali Rahmon and featured an address by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Here is the transcript of the WFP speech, given by Deputy Country Director Heather Hill.

Floods, School Meals
18 December 2009

22 February 2008

The United Nations World Food Programme said today it was appealing for an extra US$8.3 million to help feed hundreds of thousands of people in Tajikistan suffering from food shortages amid soaring food and fuel prices, in the coldest winter the country has seen for three decades and an unprecedented energy crisis.

3 December 2007

WFP has welcomed the final shipment of a US$2 million package of food aid donated by Russia to support the agency’s operations in Tajikistan.