16 September 2011
The United Nations World Food Programme thanked the Government of Japan today for a donation of US$6.3 million towards livelihood support programmes in the Karamoja region.
12 July 2011
The drought afflicting the Horn of Africa region has left millions at the mercy of hunger, threatening the livelihoods of farmers and pastoralists, and putting the lives of hundreds of thousands of children at risk. Protecting the brains and bodies of young children, and pregnant and lactating women through special nutritional food is our top priority.
8 July 2011
WFP Spokesman, David Orr, on his return from Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya this week: “I met Somali women and children who had walked for weeks to reach the safety of refugee camps in Kenya.
8 July 2011
From mega-emergencies, such as the earthquake in Haiti or the floods in Pakistan, to headline-grabbing humanitarian crises, such as the conflicts in Cote d’Ivoire or Libya, the international community has stepped up to help those impacted by disaster and tragedy over the last few years.
29 June 2011
Desperate hunger is looming across the Horn of Africa and threatening the lives of millions who are struggling to survive in the face of rising food prices and conflict.
22 June 2011
Through a new initiative in the desolate Karamoja region, WFP is helping protect young children from stunting so they can reach their full potential.
29 April 2011
In a bid to help end vulnerability in the impoverished Karamoja region, WFP is investing more in support of livelihoods.
8 April 2011
Through its Feed the Future initiative, the United States is providing support to a region with chronic food shortages and life-threatening malnutriton.
2 April 2011
The number of hungry people in the Horn of Africa is growing and WFP aims to assist 5.2 million people as drought, rising food and fuel prices and conflict take their toll. More and more people need help in the Horn and we’re now on high alert over the impact of the March to May long rains.
12 January 2011
Amount of locally-produced grain bought by WFP continues to rise - and Ugandan smallholders continue to benefit
- Analysis: From emergency aid to early recovery in northern Uganda Source: IRIN
- Guns and hunger : How Karamoja escaped the Horn of Africa drought Source: The East African
- Uganda Leader Pledges Higher Food Production Source: The Wall Street Journal
- Hunger: harder times predicted for Uganda Source: The Observer (Uganda)
- Increased food prices: 8m Ugandans sleeping hungry Source: New Vision