Bangladesh Country content en Bangladesh: Children See A World Of Infinite Possibilities With Zero Hunger Imagine that there is enough food for everyone in the world. Imagine that you will always have enough to eat. What would this be like? What would you want to achieve if you will never go hungry? Tough questions resulting to answers in the form of beautiful drawings by children. School Meals Bangladesh Asia School Meals Fri, 29 May 2015 16:34:29 +0000 Maherin Ahmed 646488 at Safety Nets: Cash With Nutrition Education Has Greatest Impact On Child Nutrition DHAKA – Which combination of cash, food and nutrition education in social safety nets brings the greatest benefits for ultra-poor rural families? The findings of a joint research initiative seeking an answer to this question were presented today by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Bangladesh Asia Tue, 26 May 2015 07:02:59 +0000 WFP 646489 at Bangladesh: WFP flies emergency biscuits to earthquake survivors 3 million packets of biscuits fortified with vitamins and minerals are being brought by air from WFP’s stocks in Bangladesh to earthquake affected people in Nepal. Contributions to WFP Logistics Responding to Emergencies Bangladesh Asia Nepal earthquake Emergency Assessments Earthquakes Emergencies Nutrition Tue, 12 May 2015 06:04:41 +0000 WFP 646303 at WFP To Receive 3 Million Nutrition Bars For Nepal's Quake Victims KATHMANDU – The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) is to receive 3 million urgently-needed nutrition bars in Nepal in the coming days to help support those people left without food in the aftermath of the recent earthquake. Bangladesh Nepal Nepal earthquake Wed, 06 May 2015 18:58:20 +0000 WFP 646229 at WFP Rushes Food And Relief Supplies To Nepal Earthquake Survivors  KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is mounting an emergency operation to help survivors of the Nepal earthquake, with food trucks rolling today into the district of Gorkha, one of the worst-hit areas. Bangladesh Nepal Global Asia Nepal earthquake Emergencies Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:28:46 +0000 WFP 646132 at 10 Facts About Hunger In Bangladesh Hunger is a huge issue in Bangladesh. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing the following ten hunger facts: Bangladesh Global Asia Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:35:24 +0000 WFP 646021 at Eight Facts On Disasters, Hunger and Nutrition Disasters disproportionately affect the world’s poorest people and communities, significantly increasing hunger and malnutrition. Hunger and malnutrition increase people's exposure to risk.  Because of this, disaster risk reduction is a central priority for the World Food Programme (WFP).  Here are some key facts on the link between disasters and hunger.   Bangladesh Niger Philippines Global Africa Asia Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:39:02 +0000 WFP 645470 at Women: The Key To Escaping Poverty And Undernutrition In Bangladesh After struggling for years, Fulasa fought her way out of poverty by helping nourish the minds and bodies of children in her community. She serves as a shining example of the central role that women play in addressing poverty and undernutrition. Focus on Women Nutrition School Meals Bangladesh Asia Livelihoods Focus on Women Gender Nutrition School Meals Sat, 07 Mar 2015 05:57:34 +0000 WFP 645490 at Canada And WFP: Saving Lives By Providing The Right Food At The Right Time Every year, WFP provides food assistance to more than 80 million people in 75 of the world’s poorest countries with the support of donors such as Canada. Before starting a programme, WFP determines the right food, because a successful response depends on nutritionally appropriate food. Malnutrition affects millions around the world -- nearly half of all deaths of children under the age of 5 are due to undernutrition. Canada and WFP are working together towards a world with Zero Hunger.  Bangladesh Ghana Guatemala Haiti Mali South Sudan Sudan Tanzania, United Republic Of Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:13:16 +0000 WFP 641628 at New Undernutrition Maps Will Enhance Decision Making For Nutrition Programming First ever upazila-level undernutrition maps of Bangladesh launched DHAKA – Interesting and relevant findings emerge from the first-ever upazila-level undernutrition maps of Bangladesh, launched today by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to aid policy makers, planners and researchers in decision-making on targeted and integrated nutrition-focused development. First ever upazila-level undernutrition maps of Bangladesh launched Bangladesh Asia Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:52:18 +0000 WFP 644245 at