Bangladesh http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Bangladesh Country content en Bangladesh: Undernourished Children And Women Get Well Thanks To ECHO's Support To WFP http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/support-echo-wfp-helps-undernourished-children-and-women-get-well-bangladesh - Bangladesh Bangladesh children nutrition women Nutrition Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:25:23 +0000 WFP 642153 at http://www.wfp.org Bangladesh: Undernourished Children And Women Get Well Thanks To ECHO's Support To WFP http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/support-echo-wfp-helps-undernourished-children-and-women-get-well-bangladesh - Bangladesh Bangladesh children nutrition women Nutrition Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:25:23 +0000 WFP 642153 at http://www.wfp.org Canada & WFP: Saving Lives - the Right Food at the Right Time http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/canada-and-un-world-food-programme-saving-lives-providing-right-food-right-time Each year, WFP provides food assistance to more than 80 million people in 75 of the world’s poorest countries. Before starting an assistance programme, WFP establishes the type and quantity of food required. Nutritionally appropriate food is crucial to a successful response. Malnutrition affects millions of people around the world, with globally nearly half of all deaths of children under the age of 5 attributable to undernutrition. Canada and WFP are working together to treat malnutrition and prevent it from taking hold.  Bangladesh Ghana Guatemala Haiti Mali South Sudan Sudan Tanzania, United Republic Of Wed, 28 May 2014 15:13:16 +0000 WFP 641628 at http://www.wfp.org Flood Protection Beyond Dams: Building Resilience In Bangladesh http://www.wfp.org/stories/resilience-flooding-needs-more-dams-building-resilience-natural-disasters-bangladesh Resilience to natural disasters has many aspects – a home safe from flooding, the knowledge and skills to prepare for and cope with disasters, and the financial security to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of a shock. In Bangladesh, WFP tackles all these issues with a comprehensive programme. Development Operation (DEV) Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Disaster Risk Reduction Focus on Women Food For Assets Preventing Hunger Bangladesh Bangladesh natural disasters resilience ultra-poor Global Asia Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Floods Focus on Women Food for Assets Mon, 19 May 2014 06:39:33 +0000 WFP 641422 at http://www.wfp.org Flood Protection Beyond Dams: Building Resilience In Bangladesh http://www.wfp.org/stories/resilience-flooding-needs-more-dams-building-resilience-natural-disasters-bangladesh Resilience to natural disasters has many aspects – a home safe from flooding, the knowledge and skills to prepare for and cope with disasters, and the financial security to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of a shock. In Bangladesh, WFP tackles all these issues with a comprehensive programme. Development Operation (DEV) Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Disaster Risk Reduction Focus on Women Food For Assets Preventing Hunger Bangladesh Bangladesh natural disasters resilience ultra-poor Global Asia Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Floods Focus on Women Food for Assets Mon, 19 May 2014 06:39:33 +0000 WFP 641422 at http://www.wfp.org US And WFP Announce US$26 Million Contribution To Keep 130,000 Children In School Over Next Three Years http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/us-and-wfp-announce-us26-million-contribution-keep-130000-children-school-over-nex DHAKA/GAIBANDHA – The US Ambassador to Bangladesh, Dan Mozena, today announced that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide US$26 million through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to benefit 130,000 school children in the poorest areas of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Thu, 01 May 2014 13:38:37 +0000 WFP 641238 at http://www.wfp.org Bangladesh Needs More Support To Build Resilience Against Climate Change http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/bangladesh-needs-more-support-build-resilience-against-climate-change DHAKA –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Ambassadors of the Kingdoms of the Netherlands and Norway this week reviewed programmes aimed at improving resilience to natural disasters and agreed that Bangladesh needed more support in this key area. Bangladesh Asia Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:44:59 +0000 WFP 641045 at http://www.wfp.org Canada And REACH Are Securing The Future Of Children And Women http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/canada-reach-securing-future-women-children The Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and undernutrition (REACH) initiative works to enhance government and national capacity to effectively scale-up nutrition interventions in order to improve the nutrition and wellbeing of women and children. The Canadian Government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) is the leading supporter of this programme, providing funding for eight of the 12 countries where REACH works and securing the future of children and women. Bangladesh Mali Mozambique Rwanda Tanzania, United Republic Of Nutrition Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:33:07 +0000 WFP 639914 at http://www.wfp.org The Netherlands And WFP Support Bangladesh To Scale Up Rice Fortification http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/netherlands-and-wfp-support-bangladesh-scale-rice-fortification DHAKA – Rice fortified with essential vitamins and minerals will be made available to 500,000 men, women and children to fight micronutrient deficiencies amongst the poorest in Bangladesh, thanks to a contribution of close to US$5 million from the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The programme is a joint initiative between WFP and the Government of Bangladesh, supported by global science company Royal DSM. Bangladesh Asia Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:38:11 +0000 WFP 639735 at http://www.wfp.org Nutrition Education Is Key - WFP and IFPRI Reveal First Evidence On Most Effective Safety Net Transfers http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/nutrition-education-key-wfp-and-ifpri-reveal-first-evidence-most-effective-saftey- DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) today presented the first findings of a joint research initiative that explores which types of social safety net transfers work best for the rural ultra-poor. The research initiative is supported and guided by the Government of Bangladesh, and funded by Germany, the United Nations Development Programme, the United States and Switzerland. Bangladesh Asia Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:48:31 +0000 WFP 627658 at http://www.wfp.org