Egypt Country content en EU & WFP Visit Ground-Breaking School Feeding Project To Stop Child Labour In Egypt Enhancing Access of Children to Education and Fighting Child Labour BENI SUEF – The Ambassador of the European Union (EU) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Representative in Egypt made their first field visit yesterday to their joint project to help end child labour in the country through enhancing access to education, especially for girls. The EU has financed this project through a generous €60 million contribution. Responding to Emergencies Egypt Africa School Meals Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:00:56 +0000 WFP 646840 at Egypt’s Premier And Nine Ministers Visit WFP School Feeding Project In Assuit ASSUIT, UPPER EGYPT – The Egyptian Prime Minister, Ibrahim Mehleb, and Minister of Social Solidarity, Ghada Waly, today visited Sokkara school, one of more than 600 schools supported by the United Nations World Food Programme’s school feeding initiative in the governorate of Assuit. School Meals Egypt Africa School Meals Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:35:27 +0000 WFP 646570 at Vodafone Supports WFP’s School Feeding Programme In Upper Egypt For The Third Year CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today a US$1.2 million contribution from Vodafone Egypt Foundation that will benefit thousands of children, their families and teachers through WFP’s school feeding programme in Upper Egypt. For Companies School Meals Egypt Africa School Meals Wed, 27 May 2015 07:39:12 +0000 WFP 646499 at Tackling Climate Change In Upper Egypt Climate change is a serious threat to smallholder farmers in Upper Egypt, one of the country’s poorest areas. Extreme heat waves usually have a devastating impact on their harvests and consequently their incomes throughout the year. In 2013, WFP launched a four-year project in partnership with the government to help farmers in southern Egypt cope with harsh weather conditions. Climate Change Egypt Africa Climate Change Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:58:32 +0000 Amina Alkorey 645752 at Canada Supports Schools Meals In Egypt Helping Host Community & Syrian Refugees CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today expressed gratitude to the government of Canada for its donation of CAD$10 million (US$ 8 million) to support WFP school feeding for children of Syrian refugees alongside Egyptian children. School Meals Egypt Africa School Meals Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:49:22 +0000 WFP 645425 at WFP Ambassador Against Hunger Hend Sabry Launches A Donation Campaign To Help Fight Hunger CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger, Hend Sabry, today launched a campaign to raise money that will benefit the UN food agency in its efforts to feed the most vulnerable people in the Arab world. Sabry is auctioning a traditional Bedouin dress that she wore while filming her latest film “El Gezira 1.” A video featuring the challenge ( has been posted on social media. The dress will go to the person who makes the highest donation through the WFP website . WFP Ambassadors Egypt Middle East Ambassadors & Celebrities Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:40:41 +0000 WFP 644778 at 1 Dollar For Syrian Refugees “The global web community is with us,” said WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, “and with the generous support of Aloe Blacc we can further tell the story of the poor and vulnerable Syrians and how a dollar from someone who cares can make a difference.” WFP in Action Egypt Iraq Jordan Syrian Arab Republic English Local Middle East Public service announcement Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:51:00 +0000 WFP 644338 at WFP Executive Director Meets Egyptian President In Rome ROME – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin met today with His Excellency Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on his official trip to Rome. ED - E.Cousin Egypt Africa Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:54:33 +0000 WFP 644160 at Italian-Egyptian Programme And WFP Complete “Food For Education” Partnership CAIRO – The Italian-Egyptian Debt for Development Swap Programme and the World Food Programme (WFP) have today successfully completed their “Food for Education” initiative to reduce vulnerability to hunger and enhance nutrition and education. School Meals Egypt Africa School Meals Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:35:32 +0000 WFP 643778 at "Doppia Speranza" Egyptian Twins Rahma And Shahd Narrate Their Experience With WFP Through its School Feeding programme, funded by the Italian Debt Swap, WFP provides daily fortified school snacks and take-home rations to families and their children in community schools, which are not supported by the government’s national school feeding programme, as an incentive for the parents to enroll and keep their children in school. Development Operation (DEV) WFP in Action School Meals Egypt English Local Africa Video stories School Meals Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:46:39 +0000 WFP 643429 at