20 December 2012
The U.S. Mission in Uganda today announced a contribution of $7.9 million toward agriculture and market access activities of the UN World Food Program (WFP). The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative, will deliver the funding on behalf of the American people.
15 October 2012
KAMPALA – In a dramatic turnaround, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced it will begin buying food grown by small-scale farmers in Acholi, a region where as recently as two years ago many people relied on WFP food assistance.
6 August 2012
In support of efforts to make the Karamoja region more resilient, the Korea government has donated US$2 million toward a WFP asset-creation programme. It is Korea's first local donation to a UN body in Uganda through its international development agency, KOICA.
6 August 2012
25 June 2012
KAMPALA – Good news for farmers and weather watchers: the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it is giving 14 automatic weather stations to the Ministry of Water and Environment. The high-tech sets, which come in boxes and are easily assembled, conduct an array of weather monitoring and forecasting tasks. Collected data will be available to both the Government and the private sector.
7 March 2012
A faithful donor to WFP's operations around the world, the Government of Japan is making another significant contribution towards programmes in Uganda.
9 January 2012
A new donation from the United States is expected to help WFP support the extremely vulnerable in Uganda's poorest region, Karamoja
19 December 2011
With the help of funding from Japan, the United States and Saudi Arabia, WFP has established a grain warehouse to help formely displaced people, who have returned to farming, to access quality grain markets in the region.
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.
- Elimination of hunger in our lifetime can be a reality Source: The Irish Times
- 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)
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