Cambodia http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Cambodia Country content en Malnutrition In Cambodia: The Hidden Problem That Costs Up To US$400 Million Annually http://www.wfp.org/stories/malnutrition-cambodia-hidden-problem-costs-us400-million-annually There are currently five million undernourished Cambodian citizens. A study released in December 2013 by the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), WFP and UNICEF reveals that malnutrition costs between US$250 million and US$400 million annually or 1.5% to 2.5% of Cambodia’s total annual Gross Domestic Product. Edith Heines, Deputy Country Director of WFP Cambodia, sat down with us to share her thoughts on malnutrition in Cambodia. Nutrition Cambodia cambodia Malnutrition Local Asia Nutrition Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:49:39 +0000 WFP 642217 at http://www.wfp.org Malnutrition In Cambodia: The Hidden Problem That Costs Up To US$400 Million Annually http://www.wfp.org/stories/malnutrition-cambodia-hidden-problem-costs-us400-million-annually There are currently five million undernourished Cambodian citizens. A study released in December 2013 by the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), WFP and UNICEF reveals that malnutrition costs between US$250 million and US$400 million annually or 1.5% to 2.5% of Cambodia’s total annual Gross Domestic Product. Edith Heines, Deputy Country Director of WFP Cambodia, sat down with us to share her thoughts on malnutrition in Cambodia. Nutrition Cambodia cambodia Malnutrition Local Asia Nutrition Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:49:39 +0000 WFP 642217 at http://www.wfp.org Cambodia’s Education Minister Tours WFP-Managed School Feeding Projects http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/cambodia%E2%80%99s-education-minister-tours-wfp-managed-school-feeding-projects PHNOM PENH – H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Cambodia’s Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, has visited schools supported by WFP school feeding programmes in Kampong Cham and Kampon Thom provinces. He was accompanied by WFP Country Director and Representative Gianpietro Bordignon, and United States Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jeff Daigle. Cambodia Asia Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:26:57 +0000 WFP 641820 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Receives US$81 Million In Food For School Meals In Four Developing Countries http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-receives-us81-million-food-school-meals-four-developing-countries WASHINGTON – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been awarded US$81 million in food commodities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support meals in the classroom for children in the developing world. School Meals Cambodia Kenya Liberia Malawi Africa Asia School Meals Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:08:01 +0000 WFP 587266 at http://www.wfp.org On World Food Day, WFP Says Investment In Nutrition Is Key To Unlocking A Better Future http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-press-release PHNOM PEN - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts.    Cambodia Local Fri, 18 Oct 2013 02:53:20 +0000 WFP 582752 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Welcomes Continued Support From United States For School Feeding In Cambodia http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-welcomes-continued-support-united-states-school-feeding-cambodia Phnom Penh – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Cambodia has welcomed a commitment of US$ 20 million over the next three years for its school feeding programmes from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). > Cambodia Asia Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:26:18 +0000 WFP 570506 at http://www.wfp.org Cambodia: Solving Hunger Through Mobile Cash Transfer http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-cambodia-addresses-hunger-through-mobile-high-tech-cash-transfer To reach the poorest with direct assistance in a safe, convenient, scalable and sustainable way, WFP Cambodia is now introducing a new innovative hi-tech cash scholarship transfer pilot programme through a mobile banking system in partnership with Angkor Microfinance of Kampuchea (AMK), a local microfinance institution. This is the first time for vulnerable Cambodians to receive cash assistance – that would enable them to purchase food and other basic necessities of their choice – through mobile phones. School Meals Cambodia cambodia cash Cash Scholarship mobile cash transfer mobile money Scholarship Local Asia Cash and Vouchers School Meals Thu, 11 Jul 2013 04:12:13 +0000 Somealea Ngay 462496 at http://www.wfp.org Cambodia: Solving Hunger Through Mobile Cash Transfer http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-cambodia-addresses-hunger-through-mobile-high-tech-cash-transfer To reach the poorest with direct assistance in a safe, convenient, scalable and sustainable way, WFP Cambodia is now introducing a new innovative hi-tech cash scholarship transfer pilot programme through a mobile banking system in partnership with Angkor Microfinance of Kampuchea (AMK), a local microfinance institution. This is the first time for vulnerable Cambodians to receive cash assistance – that would enable them to purchase food and other basic necessities of their choice – through mobile phones. School Meals Cambodia cambodia cash Cash Scholarship mobile cash transfer mobile money Scholarship Local Asia Cash and Vouchers School Meals Thu, 11 Jul 2013 04:12:13 +0000 Somealea Ngay 462496 at http://www.wfp.org Cambodia: A Twelve Year Old's Lifeline http://www.wfp.org/stories/attend-school-and-bring-food-home Coming from an indigent family, and having been born with a hearing impairment, it has been a struggle for 12-year-old Nat to attend school. WFP's Food Scholarship programme helped changed that.   School Meals Cambodia cambodia private partnerships school meals Local Asia School Meals Mon, 24 Jun 2013 01:56:13 +0000 Para Hunzai 462194 at http://www.wfp.org Cambodia: A Twelve Year Old's Lifeline http://www.wfp.org/stories/attend-school-and-bring-food-home Coming from an indigent family, and having been born with a hearing impairment, it has been a struggle for 12-year-old Nat to attend school. WFP's Food Scholarship programme helped changed that.   School Meals Cambodia cambodia private partnerships school meals Local Asia School Meals Mon, 24 Jun 2013 01:56:13 +0000 Para Hunzai 462194 at http://www.wfp.org