12 February 2013
DAR-ES-SALAAM – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, today begins a two-day visit to Tanzania.
17 January 2013
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Food and Agriculture Agencies in Rome has completed a one-week tour of WFP, FAO, IFAD and USAID projects throughout Tanzania.
9 November 2012
WFP has been providing food to Sanganigwa Street Childrens’ Home in Kigoma, northern Tanzania, for more than 10 years, giving homeless youth the chance to grow healthy and get an education.
16 October 2012
Vodacom Tanzania and WFP have embarked on a partnership that will use ‘mobile money’ to help food-insecure communities get better information about nutrition and health.
11 September 2012
In the shadow of Mount Meru in north-western Tanzania lies Patanumbe, a small village where water is scarce and farmers' livelihoods are dependent on irregular rainfall. In recent times, villagers have borne the brunt of changing weather patterns and prolonged droughts. Families struggle to put food on the table, sometimes resorting to the sale of livestock to get by.
23 August 2012
In the drought-prone regions of Tanzania, a lack of food means children often don’t have the energy to attend school. WFP is assisting communities with school meals, helping students receive an education and families save much-needed income.
17 August 2012
WFP Tanzania and the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) signed an agreement in mid-August that will provide Tanzanian maize for WFP programmes throughout the region.
20 July 2012
The Manyara region of north-west Tanzania suffers from drought and a high level of food insecurity. WFP irrigation projects carried out under Food for Assets are helping the communities to build a more secure future.
4 July 2012
WFP is working with communities in Tanzania's driest regions to rehabilitate degraded land through irrigation. These Food-for-Assets projects are helping farmers boost production and improve their food security.
1 June 2012
On 30 May, the World Food Programme in Tanzania received a donation of dates valued at USD 700,000 from the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support refugee operations in the north-west of the country.
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