Colombia http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Colombia Country content en COLOMBIA: Director of USAID Visits WFP’s Innovative Model to Strengthen Resilience in Wayuú Communities http://www.wfp.org/stories/colombia-director-usaid-visits-wfp-innovative-model-strengthen-resilience-wayuu-communities In La Guajira, Wayúu communities are vulnerable to climatic events which impact their food and nutrition security. With the support of USAID, WFP is strengthening community resilience by recovering ancestral knowledge, making technology and agricultural practices more resistant to extreme weather, supporting integrated climate early warning systems and lastly, developing efficient community livelihood strategies and coping mechanisms. Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Contributions to WFP Food For Assets Colombia Local Americas Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Droughts Food for Assets Fri, 06 May 2016 19:48:44 +0000 WFP 649553 at http://www.wfp.org Colombia: WFP Launches Seed, Food and Fodder Banks in La Guajira to Alleviate Drought http://www.wfp.org/stories/colombia-wfp-launches-seeds-food-and-fodder-banks-la-guajira WFP and the Cerrejón Guajira Indigenous Foundation have launched seed, food, and fodder banks in the communities of Jackutsira, Ishichon and Pesuapa, Colombia.  Climate Change Colombia Americas Livelihoods Droughts Wed, 06 Apr 2016 21:42:50 +0000 WFP 649382 at http://www.wfp.org 5 Facts about School Meals in Latin America and the Caribbean http://www.wfp.org/stories/5-facts-about-school-meals-lac 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 http://www.wfp.org COLOMBIA: COSUDE visits WFP Cash-Based Transfer Projects http://www.wfp.org/stories/cosude-visits-wfp-see-innovative-model-local-purchases Since September 2015, WFP has worked with the Government and other strategic partners to improve food security in remote rural areas and promote innovative solutions to increase family incomes and entrepreneurship in agriculture. Cash and Vouchers Contributions to WFP Focus on Women Food For Assets Nutrition Purchase for Progress Colombia Local Americas Focus on Women Food for Assets Gender Nutrition Purchase for Progress Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:05:21 +0000 WFP 648974 at http://www.wfp.org See How We #OrangeTheWorld, In Pictures http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/see-how-we-orangetheworld-pictures none Cameroon Colombia Ecuador Guatemala Haiti India Mauritania Pakistan Somalia Global Focus on Women Gender Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:28:12 +0000 WFP 648510 at http://www.wfp.org USAID visit to projects in Colombia http://www.wfp.org/stories/usaid-visit-projects-colombia USAID FFP is WFP Colombia’s largest donor, contributing vital cash and in-kind contributions to improve the food consumption and dietary diversity of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and returnees, and the most vulnerable Colombians affected by the long-term civil conflict. These funds also help to rebuild the livelihoods of IDPs and returnees, with a focus on resilience, and empower women and ethnic groups.   Nutrition Responding to Emergencies Colombia Local Americas NGOs Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:49:34 +0000 WFP 648426 at http://www.wfp.org WFP and OAS Team up to Work on Migration, Protection, and Preparedness in the Americas http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-and-oas-team-work-migration-protection-and-preparedness-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 http://www.wfp.org Opening Up Markets For Rural Family Agriculture http://www.wfp.org/stories/opening-markets-rural-family-farming Since 2014, the Brazilian Government has been promoting a project on family farming in Colombia in order to boost small producers associations and to break the gaps in access to markets, linking these producers to institutional markets. The project, which is currently taking place in two areas of Colombia, Nariño and Antioquia, has been implemented by a close collaboration between the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Purchase for Progress Colombia Local Purchase for Progress Tue, 15 Sep 2015 14:30:49 +0000 WFP 647878 at http://www.wfp.org Humanitarian Crisis on the Border of Colombia and Venezuela http://www.wfp.org/stories/humanitarian-crisis-border-colombia-and-venezuela Representatives of the United Nations (UN) System in Colombia visited shelters in Cúcuta and Villa del Rosario, on the Colombian border with Venezuela, to see first-hand the humanitarian situation as a result of deportation or the return of thousands of Colombians in recent days. Upon request of the Government of Colombia, the World Food Programme (WFP) is ready to respond to food and nutrition needs. Responding to Emergencies Colombia Local Americas Emergencies Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:27:47 +0000 WFP 647761 at http://www.wfp.org Experts Discuss the Roles of School Feeding as Tool for Sustainable Development in the Americas http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/experts-discuss-roles-school-feeding-tool-sustainable-development-americas LIMA –More than 200 participants including government representatives, regional and international school feeding experts, public and private organizations and associates, from 17 countries from the region, will participate in the VII School Feeding Seminar for LAC, which will be held from the 26th to the 28th of August 2015 in the Peruvian capital. School Meals Colombia Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas School Meals Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:58:39 +0000 WFP 647704 at http://www.wfp.org