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School Meals
1 July 2013

BANJUL – The Government of The Gambia, the EU Delegation in The Gambia, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) launched the Millennium Development Goal 1c Initiative - Improving food security through crop production intensification and school feeding in targeted regions.This three-year food security project worth 7.6million Euros, is funded by the European Commission while FAO and WFP will provide technical assistance to the Government of The Gambia as implementing agencies.


18 June 2013

BANJUL – The Government of The Gambia, the United Nations agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) launched the Millennium Development Goal 1c Initiative (improving food security through crop production intensification and school feeding in targeted regions). This is a four - year development project whereby FAO and WFP will provide technical assistance to the Government.


20 September 2012

BANJUL – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) received a donation of 5,000 metric tons of rice from the Government of Brazil towards its emergency operations in the Gambia.


29 March 2012

BANJUL – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Gambia announced today it will provide immediate food assistance to 62,500 people in the areas most affected by the recent drought.

School Meals
6 October 2011

Members of an Austrian women’s group, Soroptimist International Austria, raised €42,000 in a single day’s fundraising event for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) school meals programme in The Gambia.


16 October 2007

FAO has called for a renewed commitment to guarantee the right to food for the world's hundreds of millions of hungry people.


16 October 2007

Read UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon message to mark World Food Day, which this year promotes the Right to Food.