el salvador http://www.wfp.org/feeds/el%20salvador Country content en 11 Myths About Malnutrition in Latin America http://www.wfp.org/stories/myths-malnutrition-latin-america-gain There is often the misconception that hunger and malnutrition refer to the same condition. While the two often go hand-in-hand there are significant differences. With the assistance of The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) we are hoping to break this common misconception. Read on for 11 myth busting facts about malnutrition and examples of how WFP is tackling it in Latin America. Bolivia Colombia Cuba Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Local Americas Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:06:23 +0000 WFP 642349 at http://www.wfp.org El Salvador: Executive boards visit community affected by the coffee rust. http://www.wfp.org/stories/el-salvador-executive-boards-visit-community-affected-coffee-rust Executive Board representatives from six UN agencies (UNDP/UNOPS/UNFPA, UN Women, UNICEF and WFP) visited the community of Monte Sagrado, in the municipality of Apaneca.  Recently, the community has experienced a rapid growth in unemployment due to coffee rust, which has affected the food security of nearly 13,000 families. Disaster Risk Reduction Hunger in the news Nutrition Preventing Hunger Responding to Emergencies El Salvador Local Americas Nutrition Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:07:59 +0000 WFP 641102 at http://www.wfp.org Anastasia Torres : Working for Her Community with the Hand of WFP in EL Salvador http://www.wfp.org/content/anastasia-torres-working-her-community-hand-wfp-el-salvador In the last third of 2012, El Salvador suffered an extended period of drought which affected the principle area where basic grains are grown. One particular area was the southern region of the Sonsonate Department. Hunger in the news Food For Assets El Salvador hunger in the news Americas www.trust.org Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:48:58 +0000 WFP 640167 at http://www.wfp.org Miguel Barreto: New WFP Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean http://www.wfp.org/stories/miguel-barreto-wfp-regional-director-latin-america-caribbean PANAMA CITY –The World Food Programme (WFP) has appointed Miguel Barreto, a Peruvian national, as its new Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. His duty will be to  oversee WFP operations  across the region.   For Individuals Nutrition Bolivia Colombia Cuba Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Local Americas Nutrition Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:16:06 +0000 WFP 639995 at http://www.wfp.org Anastasia Torres: Working for Her Community with the Hand of WFP in El Salvador http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-community-el-salvador In the last third of 2012, El Salvador suffered an extended period of drought which affected the principle area where basic grains are grown. One particular area was the southern region of the Sonsonate Department. Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) Focus on Women Nutrition Preventing Hunger El Salvador Local Americas Nutrition Mon, 27 Jan 2014 16:44:56 +0000 Diego GutiĆ©rrez 639842 at http://www.wfp.org La Prensa- El Salvador- Coffee Rust Causes Hunger for Coffee Pickers [In Spanish] http://www.wfp.org/content/la-prensa-el-salvador-coffee-rust-causes-hunger-coffee-pickers-spanish Jan 19- According to figures provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP),  50,000 families in El Salvador have become susceptible to food insecurity due to coffee rust. "The situation of the farmers and their families is a time bomb, a real silent emergency" said Dorte Ellehammer, WFP representative in the country. Hunger in the news Nutrition Preventing Hunger Responding to Emergencies El Salvador Local hunger in the news Americas LA PRENSA Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:53:05 +0000 WFP 639742 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Launches New Nutrition Strategy For Latin America And Caribbean http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-launches-new-nutrition-strategy-latin-america-and-caribbean PANAMA CITY –The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean launched today a new Regional Nutrition Strategy that aims to provide a nutritional model for WFP on how to engage with governments of middle income countries.  Nutrition Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas Nutrition Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:29:04 +0000 WFP 616778 at http://www.wfp.org On World Food Day, WFP Says Investment in Nutrition is Key to Unlocking a Better Future http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/world-food-day-wfp-says-investment-nutrition-key-unlocking-better-future-5 ROME – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts. Cash and Vouchers Focus on Women Nutrition Bolivia Colombia El Salvador Guatemala Local Americas Cash and Vouchers Focus on Women Nutrition Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:25:09 +0000 WFP 582246 at http://www.wfp.org Healthy People Depend On Healthy Food Systems http://www.wfp.org/stories/healthy-people-rely-healthy-food-systems For many of the 842 million hungry people in the world, the answer is not a hand-out of free food. It's more about making local food 'systems' more productive and reliable so that nutritious food is always available, even to the poorest of the poor. But what is a food system precisely? And how can you make it stronger? Food For Assets For Individuals Nutrition Preventing Hunger What is Malnutrition? Bhutan El Salvador Mali Global Mon, 14 Oct 2013 08:43:34 +0000 Martin Penner 575186 at http://www.wfp.org In Central America, Smallholder Farmers Get Plugged In To Markets http://www.wfp.org/stories/central-america-smallholder-farmers-get-plugged-markets For generations Central American farmers have eked out a living growing the local staples of maize and beans, their harvests barely covering food and production costs. But today, some of the small rain-fed plots that dot the region are generating serious money. Purchase for Progress El Salvador Global Americas Purchase for Progress Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:01:58 +0000 WFP 574732 at http://www.wfp.org