Afghanistan https://www.wfp.org/feeds/Afghanistan Country content en Government Of Pakistan Provides Wheat For Returning Afghan Refugees https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/government-pakistan-provides-wheat-returning-afghan-refugees PESHAWAR: The World Food Programme (WFP) in Pakistan, in collaboration with the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), is distributing wheat provided by the government to returning Afghan refugees at the WFP hub in Peshawar. Afghanistan Asia Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:37:01 +0000 WFP 650626 at https://www.wfp.org WFP In Emergency Assistance To Afghanistan’s Returnees https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-emergency-assistance-afghanistans-returnees KABUL – As Afghanistan struggles with growing numbers of returnees from Pakistan and people displaced internally by conflict, the World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a nine-month operation to provide emergency food and cash. Afghanistan Sun, 13 Nov 2016 08:26:38 +0000 WFP 650592 at https://www.wfp.org Improving Nutrition with Fortified Flour in Afghanistan https://www.wfp.org/stories/improving-nutrition-fortified-flour-afghanistan Tucked away on an industrial estate in the urban area of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, the Bakhtar Flour Mill may seem an unlikely location for a project that not only supports smallholder farmers, but also helps to improve the nutrition of hundreds of thousands of Afghans.  Purchase for Progress Afghanistan Global Asia Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:32:21 +0000 Jeanne Spillane 650281 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Head Confirms Commitment To Food Security For All Afghans https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-head-confirms-commitment-food-security-all-afghans KABUL – The Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, wrapped up a four-day visit to Kabul today, declaring the organization’s commitment to continue working for the food and nutrition security of all Afghans.  ED - E.Cousin Afghanistan Global Asia Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Fri, 02 Sep 2016 08:13:24 +0000 WFP 650278 at https://www.wfp.org Helping Returnees Rebuild Their Lives https://www.wfp.org/stories/helping-returnees-re-establish-their-livelihood In the remote district of Deh Sabz in the central highlands, locals are eagerly awaiting the completion of a new village access road that will enable children to get to school faster and improve access to markets and healthcare facilities. Food For Assets Afghanistan Local Asia Livelihoods Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:15:54 +0000 Wahidullah Amani 650191 at https://www.wfp.org Sharing Humanity: Wahida's Story https://www.wfp.org/stories/sharing-humanity-wahidas-story Being a humanitarian in Afghanistan isn’t an easy job, especially for a woman. Wahida Azizi shares her story about working to end hunger in her country, the third in our series featuring WFP workers in the countdown to World Humanitarian Day.  Afghanistan Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:01:56 +0000 WFP 650183 at https://www.wfp.org Cultivating Hope: WFP Asset Creation Programme Helps Afghan Women Feed Their Families https://www.wfp.org/stories/cultivating-hope-wfp-asset-creation-programme-helps-afghan-women-feed-their-families Through a farming project in Afghanistan, 100 vulnerable women are learning income generating skills and business management including vegetable cultivation, food processing and using new agricultural technology, enabling them to produce and package their vegetables for the market.  Afghanistan Asia Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:50:18 +0000 WFP 650174 at https://www.wfp.org Protracted Conflicts Causing Alarming Spikes In Severe Hunger https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/protracted-conflicts-causing-alarming-spikes-severe-hunger Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger RBA Afghanistan Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Colombia Congo, Democratic Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire Guinea-Bissau Haiti Iraq Lebanon Liberia Mali Niger Nigeria South Sudan Sudan Syrian Arab Republic Yemen Global Rome-based agencies (RBAs) Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:58:32 +0000 WFP 650109 at https://www.wfp.org Sowing The Seeds Of Nutrition As WFP’s Soya Beans Project Takes Root In Afghanistan https://www.wfp.org/stories/sowing-seeds-nutrition-wfp%E2%80%99s-soya-beans-project-takes-root-afghanistan WFP works with farmers in Afghanistan to cultivate soy beans - both to fight malnutrition and as an economic investment. Purchase for Progress Afghanistan Local Asia P4P News Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:19:29 +0000 OMOLO Dominic Otieno 649871 at https://www.wfp.org New Contribution From USAID To Boost WFP Food Assistance And Humanitarian Air Transport https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/new-contribution-usaid-boost-wfp-food-assistance-and-humanitarian-air-transport Kabul – In the first half of 2016, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed US$19 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan to support both the WFP-led United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS), and WFP food assistance to vulnerable people. Afghanistan Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:17:49 +0000 WFP 649843 at https://www.wfp.org