Cuba http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Cuba Country content en WFP Launches Food Assistance Operation in Cuba in Aftermath of Hurricane Irma http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-launches-food-assistance-operation-cuba-aftermath-hurricane-irma HAVANA - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in coordination with the Government of Cuba, today launched a US$5.7 million emergency operation to provide food assistance for four months to more than 660,000 people affected by Hurricane Irma. Responding to Emergencies Cuba Americas Executive Director Emergencies Hurricanes Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:49:04 +0000 WFP 651440 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Ramps Up Assistance To Islands Of The Caribbean Battered By Hurricane Irma http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-ramps-assistance-islands-caribbean-battered-hurricane-irma ROME – WFP has launched a range of operations in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma across the Caribbean. These assistance activities are being mounted in support of national governments, regional organizations, disaster agencies and humanitarian actors across the region. Cuba Haiti Americas Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:19:17 +0000 WFP 651428 at http://www.wfp.org WFP To Provide Food Assistance In Cuba In The Wake Of Hurricane Matthew http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-provide-food-assistance-cuba-wake-hurricane-matthew HAVANA – The  United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in coordination with the Government is gearing up to deliver food for 180,000 people in the areas of Cuba’s eastern-most province hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew. Cuba Americas Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:57:01 +0000 WFP 650456 at http://www.wfp.org Joining efforts for disaster risk reduction in the Caribbean http://www.wfp.org/stories/joining-efforts-disaster-risk-reduction-caribbean When a natural disaster hits, the impact is inevitable and usually leaves in its path high levels of destruction with long-term consequences. The better a country is prepared, the better it will respond to help its population to cope with the effects of a hurricane, a drought or an earthquake.  Climate Change Disaster Risk Reduction Cuba Local Americas Capacity Building Climate Change Droughts Tue, 31 May 2016 13:40:32 +0000 WFP 649740 at http://www.wfp.org WFP supports Cuba in evaluating trends in its population’s dietary habits http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-supports-cuba-evaluating-trends-its-population%E2%80%99s-dietary-habits Havana– Assessing the trends and changes in the dietary habits of the Cuban families is the aim of the national food consumption survey launched in Cuba with the support of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).  The survey – with a sample of 4,861 people from all of the country’s provinces - will provide critical information for decision making in food security policies.   Nutrition Cuba Local Americas Nutrition Mon, 30 May 2016 15:07:40 +0000 WFP 649916 at http://www.wfp.org WFP awards the work of little artists in Cuba to promote healthy food and good nutrition http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-awards-work-little-artists-cuba-promote-healthy-food-and-good-nutrition LA HABANA- The artistic talent of Cuban children was awarded by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) through its yearly arts competition organized to promote good eating habits and nutrition in the world.  WFP Ambassadors Cuba Local Americas Nutrition Thu, 19 May 2016 13:59:37 +0000 WFP 649632 at http://www.wfp.org Strengthening monitoring and evaluation capacities to ensure accountability of results http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/strengthening-monitoring-and-evaluation-capacities-ensure-accountability-results Havana – Demonstrating results, ensuring that objectives are achieved, and reinforcing accountability were the focus of a national workshop hosted by WFP in Havana at the end of April. The event brought together almost 40 participants from different ministries and national institutions related to WFP’s areas of work in Cuba: food security and nutrition, agriculture and resilience to climate change. The goal was to equip all these professionals with strong monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for the work developed with WFP in Cuba.  Cuba Local Americas Capacity Building Thu, 12 May 2016 20:29:55 +0000 WFP 649580 at http://www.wfp.org Diary of an Exchange to Promote Learning on Food Sustainability http://www.wfp.org/stories/diary-exchange-promote-learning-food-sustainability A Cuban team participated in a one-week visit to El Salvador for a knowledge exchange on how to link social protection programmes to local smallholder agriculture production. Cooperative’s managers and farmers, national and local government decision makers, representatives of the state agriculture company and WFP staff were able to learn about an efficient and sustainable management model in both the areas of agricultural production and food-based social safety nets. El Salvador is considered a good example of WFP’s collaboration with the government to achieve an effective food security management model. Disaster Risk Reduction Cuba Local Americas Climate Change Mon, 04 Apr 2016 16:28:45 +0000 WFP 649366 at http://www.wfp.org 6 Facts About Food Security In Cuba http://www.wfp.org/stories/6-facts-about-food-security-in-cuba Here are six things to know to understand the food and nutrition situation in Cuba. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. Cuba Global Americas Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:18:28 +0000 WFP 649279 at http://www.wfp.org Cuba: WFP and Sustainable Agriculture http://www.wfp.org/videos/cuba-wfp-and-sustainable-agriculture This project benefits 1,500 Cuban farmers with the support of WFP and funding from Canada. Its two goals: Increase the farmers' bean production --Cuba's main staple food--to provide the grain quality needed to prepare hot meals provided through the national safety nets to approximately 61,000 people in schools, retirement homes and maternity centres in the two provinces where the project is under implementation. Stories For Individuals Nutrition School Meals Cuba English Americas Video stories Capacity Building Wed, 16 Mar 2016 19:39:47 +0000 WFP 649257 at http://www.wfp.org