Ecuador Country content en Ending Hunger for the Scientists of Tomorrow Zero Hunger is ambitious, but it’s achievable. Working together, we can help change people’s lives for the better, and we can reach our goal of ending hunger by 2030. Today, we’re sharing some of the success stories that prove that we can help create a brighter future not just for individuals, but for the world. Ecuador Americas Sun, 11 Oct 2015 09:05:38 +0000 Gabriela Malo 648105 at 10 Facts About Hunger Here are ten things to know to understand the global food and nutrition situation. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. Afghanistan Algeria Angola Armenia Azerbaijan Bangladesh Benin Bhutan Bolivia Brazil Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire Cuba Djibouti Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Eritrea Ethiopia Gambia Georgia Ghana Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Haiti Honduras India Indonesia Iran Iraq Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Kyrgyzstan Lao People’s Democratic Republic Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Moldova, Republic of Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Pakistan Palestine, State of Panama Peru Philippines Russian Federation Rwanda Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Sierra Leone Somalia South Africa South Sudan Sri Lanka Sudan Swaziland Syrian Arab Republic Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Timor-Leste Togo Tunisia Uganda Ukraine Uzbekistan Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe Africa Americas Asia Europe Middle East Wed, 30 Sep 2015 07:54:56 +0000 WFP 647971 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 Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas Capacity Building Thu, 17 Sep 2015 20:41:55 +0000 WFP 647910 at WFP and Ecuadorian Newspaper Share Nutritious Recipes with Local Ingredients The recipes that reach the people of Quito on the back page of the newspaper Últimas Noticias are a contribution from the World Food Programme (WFP), in an effort to improve family diets. Thanks to these colorful publications, with photos, simple but nutritious recipes, and colloquially expressed nutritional advice, the city’s inhabitants learn traditional Ecuadorian recipes which over time had almost been forgotten. On the path to Zero Hunger, improving families’ knowledge of nutrition is a step forward towards a better diet. Universities Cash and Vouchers Focus on Women For Individuals Nutrition Ecuador Local Americas Cash and Vouchers National Capacity Refugees and IDPs Focus on Women Gender Nutrition Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:05:01 +0000 Gabriela Malo 647141 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 for Assets HIV/AIDS Nutrition School Meals Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:40:16 +0000 Ginny Tan 646792 at World Refugee Day In Ecuador: "Food Tastes Better when we are Together" Through the Family Meal initiative, a project developed by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), photographer Chris Terry travelled around the world in search of the ingredients of the family meal.  His journey took him to Ecuador’s northern border region, where he met eleven-year-old Ximena and her family shortly after they fled the armed conflict in Colombia and moved to Ecuador.   Cash and Vouchers Contributions to WFP Nutrition Preventing Hunger Ecuador Americas Cash and Vouchers Food Consumption Refugees and IDPs Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:18:19 +0000 Gabriela Malo 646877 at Nine Facts About Women In Ecuador Empowering women is the first step towards a world with Zero Hunger. In Ecuador, rural women are still a step behind. Helping women advance is a strategic move that supports them in claiming their rights and also helps fight malnutrition. Ecuador Global Americas Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:43:05 +0000 WFP 645219 at Ecuadorian Women Harvest the Fruits of their Labour Women living in the canton of Pimampiro north of Quito are taking action. After attempting to sell food grown in their home gardens, they soon saw that there existed few formal market opportunities in their communities and realized that they faced many challenges. The following article tells the story of a group of organized and united women farmers who created a space for themselves in their local market and who now provide food for WFP’s assistance programmes.   Cash and Vouchers Focus on Women Nutrition Ecuador Americas Cash and Vouchers National Capacity Refugees and IDPs Focus on Women Gender Nutrition Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:37:12 +0000 Gabriela Malo 645086 at Life in the Northern Ecuadorian Border: Jazmin’s Story Jazmin is a Colombian refugee in the Ecuadorian northern border receiving WFP assistance. Her story is part of the exhibit “Family Meal: What brings us together”. The exhibit, displayed in several European cities, shows the impact of WFP’s work with funding from the European Commission’s Department for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection of the European Commission (ECHO) on families around the world. Ecuador Local Americas Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:53:47 +0000 Gabriela Malo 644461 at WFP’s Bike Ride for Rural Women in Ecuador On October 19, the UN celebrated Rural Women’s Day and World Food Day by organizing an event with healthy activities for families at El Ejido Park in Quito.  The event was held by WFP and local, national, and international partners, as well as smallholder women farmers from rural areas of Ecuador who have formed associations to work together, reduce costs, and improve access to markets.  At the event, information regarding rural women, their importance in agricultural production, and the ways in which people in cities can support them, such as purchasing their fresh and healthy products, was shared with the public. Focus on Women Ecuador Americas Focus on Women Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:53:24 +0000 Gabriela Malo 643854 at