Armenia Country content en 25 African Governments To Attend Global Child Nutrition Forum To Strengthen School Meals BRASILIA – Representatives from more than 40 countries will meet in Yerevan, Armenia, from 5 to 9 September to discuss how to design and implement powerful and durable national school meals programmes. They will attend the Global Child Nutrition Forum (GCNF), the largest school meals conference in the world. This year, the Forum will host delegates from the governments of 25 African countries, among them 10 ministers of state. School Meals Armenia Brazil Niger Senegal Africa Americas Asia Centre of Excellence against Hunger School Meals Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:42:13 +0000 WFP 650283 at Significant Proportion Of Armenian Households At Risk Of Food Insecurity, Suffer Nutrition Problems: Report ARMENIA – An average of 15 percent of households in Armenia have remained food insecure since 2010 and a significant proportion are at risk of becoming food insecure, while numerous others show serious nutritional problems, reflected in large numbers of either stunted or overweight children, according to a new report released today by Government and United Nations agencies. Armenia Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:44:58 +0000 WFP 649320 at Helping to settle a Syrian family in Armenia It is seven months since I first met Maral Gahvesjian, waiting patiently in a long queue of Syrians of Armenian descent, for their WFP food rations at Charents 20, a residential area of the capital, Yerevan. Maral, her husband and their three sons, fled their home in Aleppo, Syria nearly two years ago – as she put it, “leaving the dark days behind." Responding to Emergencies Armenia Syria Local Europe Refugees and IDPs Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:22:52 +0000 WFP 642381 at WFP And The Armenian Ministry Of Diaspora To Provide Emergency Food Assistance To Syrian Armenians YEREVAN – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) began this week providing assistance to 5,000 Syrian Armenians displaced from Syria who have sought protection in Armenia. The 6-month-assistance project is funded the government of the Russian Federation. Responding to Emergencies Armenia Syrian Arab Republic Asia Emergencies Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:21:35 +0000 WFP 613766 at World Food Day 2013 (For The Media) The theme of this year’s World Food Day is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.” WFP in Action Cash and Vouchers Hunger in the news Journalists Nutrition Preventing Hunger Afghanistan Armenia Jordan Mali English Cash and Vouchers Video News Release Nutrition School Meals Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:00:00 +0000 WFP 587012 at Armenia Gets Ready To Launch Its Own School Meals Programme WFP has been serving school meals to children in Armenia for years, providing a daily dose of nutrition and an added incentive to come to class. In the process, we've been working closely with local officials in preparation for the day they would run the programme themselves. That day is fast approaching as Armenia gets ready to launch a national school feeding programme to provide every child in the country with a warm meal in school. Stories School Meals Armenia Global Asia Video stories School Meals Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:04:24 +0000 WFP 532942 at Armenian-Syrians Find Refuge In Their Ancestral Homeland Maral is among over 8,000 Syrians of Armenian decent who've fled to the country their ancestors left behind to escape the ongoing conflict. But jobs and money are scarce in Armenia, and life is anything but simple. To ensure families like Maral's don't go hungry, WFP is providing them with food like rice, lentils, flour and oil. Stories Responding to Emergencies Armenia Syrian Arab Republic Syria English Middle East Video stories Emergencies Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:37:04 +0000 WFP 456316 at WFP School Meals, Investing In Armenia's Children     Armenia Local School Meals Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:55:28 +0000 WFP 404319 at Armenia struggles to absorb Christian refugees from Syria Aleppo is home to more than 80 percent of Syria‚Äôs Armenian community, and those who are still there remain at the center of the battle for control of the country. (..) People there [in Aleppo] are dealing with shortages of food, medicine and electricity during the coldest winter in the Middle East in two decades. Hunger in the news Armenia Syrian Arab Republic Syria hunger in the news Middle East The Washington Post Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:53:45 +0000 WFP 392859 at School Meals In Armenia Supports Entire Community WFP is implementing in Armenia – in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science – a school meals project for 50,000 primary school children in seven out of Armenia’s eleven administrative districts. The project’s goal is to support the establishment of a sustainable national school meals programme that is part of national policies and budgets. WFP plans to hand over the management of the project to the government in 2016. Armenia Local Capacity Building National Capacity School Meals Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:03:57 +0000 WFP 331487 at