Colombia Country content en Breastfeeding and childhood nutrition awareness in Colombia During the month of August special importance is given to increase knowledge about the benefits of breastfeeding. In Colombia this month has also been deemed the month for childhood nutrition. Focus on Women Colombia Americas Focus on Women Wed, 10 Aug 2016 21:37:55 +0000 WFP 650171 at “Hidden Hunger”, A Serious Public Health Issue In Latin America And The Caribbean SANTO DOMINGO – Startling figures were released today about the impact of micronutrient deficiencies, or “hidden hunger” during the opening of the First Regional Workshop on Rice Fortification in Latin America and the Caribbean,” which aims to highlight rice fortification as a cost-effective strategy that can help countries achieve Zero Hunger by 2030, as laid out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Colombia Dominican Republic Ecuador Guatemala Haiti Panama Peru Americas Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:28:38 +0000 WFP 650169 at BASF Stiftung Donates To WFP In Colombia BOGOTA – BASF Stiftung made a contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support school gardens and the inclusion of local producers in the supply chain process in the Colombian municipality of Puerto Asis located in the Putumayo Department.  Contributions to WFP Colombia Americas Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 WFP 650177 at Protracted Conflicts Causing Alarming Spikes In Severe Hunger Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger RBA Afghanistan Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Colombia Congo, Democratic Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire Guinea-Bissau Haiti Iraq Lebanon Liberia Mali Niger Nigeria South Sudan Sudan Syrian Arab Republic Yemen Global Rome-based agencies (RBAs) Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:58:32 +0000 WFP 650109 at COLOMBIA: Director of USAID Visits WFP’s Innovative Model to Strengthen Resilience in Wayuú 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 Colombia: WFP Launches Seed, Food and Fodder Banks in La Guajira to Alleviate Drought 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 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 COLOMBIA: COSUDE visits WFP Cash-Based Transfer Projects 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 See How We #OrangeTheWorld, In 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 USAID visit to projects in 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