Ethiopia Country content en Ethiopian Farmer Finds Smart Way To Get Through Droughts Zemada Kebeb is a farmer living in Ethiopia’s drought-prone Tigray region. In the past, recurring droughts threatened to push her and her four children into chronic hunger. But now, with the help of a resilience-building initiative called R4, Zemada no longer fears a lack of rainfall and has enough stability to start growing new things like mangos. Climate Change Preventing Hunger Ethiopia Global Africa Climate Change Droughts Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:19:57 +0000 Lorenzo Bosi 644405 at WFP Welcomes Substantial And Timely Assistance To Refugees From The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a generous and timely contribution of US$104 million to assist refugees sheltering in countries neighbouring Syria, in Ethiopia and in Kenya, provided by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. Ethiopia Kenya Syria Global Africa Middle East Syria emergency Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:50:37 +0000 WFP 644378 at Leading A Positive Life In Ethiopia In 2011, WFP received its largest contribution from the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), US$56 million for a five-year programme in Ethiopia.  Although WFP had been assisting people living with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia since 2003, the PEPFAR contribution enabled a new dimension of assistance, where people are now provided with the ability to address their households’ food and nutrition requirements and send their kids to school.  Two women reflect on the impact that this generous donation has had on their lives. Fight Against HIV/AIDS Ethiopia Local Africa HIV/AIDS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:26:03 +0000 Stephanie Savariaud 644225 at Ethiopian Student Wins Global Children’s “Zero Hunger” Design Competition MEKELE – Fourteen-year-old Guush Gebrehiwot has been named as one of the winners in a global children's design competition organised by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Ethiopia Africa Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:33:08 +0000 WFP 643934 at In Western Ethiopia, A Cash-And-Food Initiative For Refugees Reaps Big Rewards WFP continues to expand cash programmes in refugee camps throughout Ethiopia thanks to the support from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO). In Bambasi, refugees like Sadia explains what it means for them and their families. Cash and Vouchers School Meals Ethiopia Africa Cash and Vouchers School Meals Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:27:19 +0000 WFP 643671 at 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' Pictured By Child Artists Can you imagine the world without hunger? WFP school meals recipients around the world were asked the same question, then invited to submit their answers in pictures. Take a look at the 16 winning pictures of the world with zero hunger. Which one would you like to live in? Bangladesh Bhutan Cuba Ethiopia Guatemala Honduras Nepal Nicaragua Philippines Sri Lanka Tanzania, United Republic Of Global Africa Americas Asia Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:36:31 +0000 WFP 642974 at 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' By Child Artists These are the winning drawings in an design competition involving hundreds of children who receive WFP school meals in countries around the world. The drawings will be used for WFP’s 2015 calendar and desk diary. Bangladesh Bhutan Cuba Ethiopia Honduras Nepal Philippines Sri Lanka Tanzania, United Republic Of Global Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:57:28 +0000 WFP 642930 at WFP Boosts Assistance To South Sudanese, Both In Ethiopia And Across Border JIMMA – Today the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) opened a third logistics base in western Ethiopia for cross-border delivery of vital food assistance into South Sudan, while calling for more funding to support urgent food and nutrition needs of South Sudanese seeking refuge in Ethiopia.  Two additional aircraft will operate out of Jimma, bringing food to remote communities isolated by conflict and poor road conditions in South Sudan. Ethiopia South Sudan Africa Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:50:43 +0000 WFP 642824 at Celebrating World Humanitarian Day – Fatmata in Gambela, Ethiopia This week we celebrate World Humanitarian Day—a time to recognize our staff who are in the field, every day.  Since conflict began in South Sudan over eight months ago, more than 180,000 people have sought refuge in neighboring Ethiopia.  Fatmata Kokobaye is head of WFP office in Gambela responsible for providing life-saving support to South Sudanese refugees. Gambela is also an important corridor for food assistance to get into South Sudan, by air, land or river. Here she tells us her story.  Ethiopia Celebrating World Humanitarian Day Local Africa Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:09:51 +0000 WFP 642717 at For Ethiopian Herders, School Meals are Driving Change Among the Kereyu community in Ethiopia’s southern Oromia province, WFP’s school feeding programme is tipping the scales as parents weigh whether to take their children on seasonal migrations or leave them in school. School Meals Ethiopia Local Africa School Meals Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:20:59 +0000 WFP 642018 at