Bolivia Country content en 40,000 People Affected by Droughts Receive Food Assistance in Oruro Families affected by droughts in the department of Oruro participated in the first distribution of non-conditional vouchers during a special event with the participation of the Governor of Oruro, Victor Hugo Vasquez, local authorities and World Food Programme (WFP) staff. Climate Change Bolivia Americas Climate Change Wed, 26 Oct 2016 21:29:40 +0000 WFP 650541 at WFP Cash Based Transfers: Transforming Lives for the Better in Bolivia In late 2014, the World Food Programme in Bolivia received a contribution of 522,000 euros (approx. US$575,000) from the Italian Government. This led to the implementation of the project “Social security support for the vulnerable populations in the departments of Pando, Chuquisaca and Tarija” in Bolivia. Cash and Vouchers Bolivia Local Americas Cash and Vouchers Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:28:58 +0000 WFP 650119 at 5 Facts about School Meals in Latin America and the Caribbean In Latin American and the Caribbean nearly 85 million children receive a daily breakfast, snack or lunch at their schools. School meals are often the only regular and nutritious meal a child receives. School Meals Bolivia Colombia Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas School Meals Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:57:04 +0000 WFP 649169 at WFP and OAS Team up to Work on Migration, Protection, and Preparedness in the Americas WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, and the Secretary General of the Organization of American State (OAS), Luis Almagro, today signed an agreement to intensify their joint efforts to improve the food security and nutrition of the people of the Americas. For Individuals Bolivia Colombia Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas Capacity Building Thu, 17 Sep 2015 20:41:55 +0000 WFP 647910 at 7 Unconventional Ways To Fight Hunger In Latin America In this ever-evolving environment, creativity and innovation are key to changing the world. Committed to eliminating hunger within our lifetimes, the World Food Programme (WFP) continuously strives to innovate and seek out creative ideas to fight hunger and improve worldwide nutrition. Our ideas can range from Breast Feeding Festivals to biofortication projects. Read on and discover the seven unconventional ways that the WFP is making hunger history in Latin America.  Nutrition Responding to Emergencies School Meals Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Global Americas Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Food Assistance for Assets HIV/AIDS Nutrition School Meals Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:40:16 +0000 Ginny Tan 646792 at WFP and Bolivia Conduct an Emergency Simulation LA PAZ –The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Vice Ministry of Civil Defense, conducted a national flood simulation in order to effectively and efficiently respond in the case of an emergency, in the capital city of La Paz on 11 and 12 May. Responding to Emergencies Bolivia Americas Capacity Building Emergencies Tue, 12 May 2015 17:10:05 +0000 WFP 646318 at Regional Director Highlights the Value of Nutrition while in Bolivia LA PAZ – The WFP Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Miguel Barreto, met with national authorities and partners during an official mission to Bolivia from 21 to 23 April to highlight the importance of proper nutrition among people in the most food insecurity areas of the country. Nutrition Bolivia Americas Nutrition Fri, 01 May 2015 16:23:42 +0000 WFP 646192 at ‘If you had the chance, would you change the world?’ Earth Group Visits WFP Programmes in Bolivia With curiosity, excitement and a little bit of apprehension, children in two rural schools in the Chuquisaca Department of Bolivia received representatives from the Canadian social enterprise Earth Group, who have been supporting WFP’s school feeding programme in Bolivia since 2014. School Meals Bolivia Americas School Meals Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:42:03 +0000 Alice Luraghi 646050 at School Meals: "I Want My Children to Achieve More Than I Have..." The productive and sustainable school feeding programme in Bolivia assists every year 40,000 children of rural areas. In three departments, Chuquisaca, Tarija y Pando, WFP gives one meal (breakfast or lunch) which is complemented by second meal that is provided by the municipal government. The purpose of the programme is that children, especially girls, attend classes, reduce hunger in the short term and focus on their lessons. School Meals Bolivia Local Americas School Meals Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:46:09 +0000 Ximena Loza 643586 at Paraguay: "Thanks to This Money, I Will Contribute to My Home Again" The World Food Programme distributed cash and vouchers as part of its emergency response to the local population affected by floods in the Ñeembucu department, Paraguay. As many as 1.575 flood-hit families benefited from cash and vouchers, an innovative WFP modality under implementation in four districts of Ñeembucu: Pilar, Villa Albin, Cerrito and Umbu Island. Emergency Operation (EMOP) Cash and Vouchers Bolivia cash and vouchers EMOP Paraguay Local Americas Cash and Vouchers Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:34:48 +0000 Ximena Loza 643316 at