Ghana Country content en Canada & WFP: Saving Lives - the Right Food at the Right Time Each year, WFP provides food assistance to more than 80 million people in 75 of the world’s poorest countries. Before starting an assistance programme, WFP establishes the type and quantity of food required. Nutritionally appropriate food is crucial to a successful response. Malnutrition affects millions of people around the world, with globally nearly half of all deaths of children under the age of 5 attributable to undernutrition. Canada and WFP are working together to treat malnutrition and prevent it from taking hold.  Bangladesh Ghana Guatemala Haiti Mali South Sudan Sudan Tanzania, United Republic Of Wed, 28 May 2014 15:13:16 +0000 WFP 641628 at Farmer Organization Supported By P4P Among Award Winners In Ghana The Lord is My Shepherd, one of 26 farmer organizations participating in Ghana’s Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative, was the only farmer organization from Ghana to win an award at the Africa Farmer Organization of the Year Awards (AFOYA), held in Accra in November 2013. The organization came second in the Market Access category. P4P aims to support and empower smallholders like those of Lord is My Shepherd through activities that allow them to improve production, access markets and boost their income. Ghana p4p Local Africa Purchase for Progress Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:49:56 +0000 Vera Boohene 639691 at Ghana News Agency The World Food Programme on Thursday lauded Ghana’s School Feeding Programme, describing it as one of the few home grown ones in the world. Hunger in the news Ghana hunger in the news Africa Ghana News Agency Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:32:41 +0000 WFP 639431 at HNA Group, WFP Sign Agreement To Provide School Meals For Children In Ghana BEIJING –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced a new partnership with HNA Group – a leading China-based corporation - to fight hunger globally. For Companies School Meals Ghana Africa Asia Wed, 22 May 2013 08:25:58 +0000 WFP 444504 at WFP Increases Purchases From Smallholder Farmers In Ghana ACCRA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has bought maize worth US$300,000 (GH¢580,000) from smallholder farmers in Ghana’s Ejura Sekyedumasi district.  This represents WFP’s first Delivery at Place order in the country, which requires farmers themselves to transport food to the end destinations. Purchase for Progress Ghana Africa Purchase for Progress Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:02:54 +0000 WFP 418402 at WFP West Africa Nutrition in Focus: Increased Use of Specialized Nutritious Foods nutrition photo gallery for west africa  Benin Burkina Faso Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Côte D'Ivoire Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Mali Mauritania Niger Nigeria Senegal Sierra Leone The Gambia Togo Local Nutrition Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:34:57 +0000 WFP 398386 at In Ghana, a Full Stomach Means More Effective HIV Treatment For many years, not having enough to eat meant that Agnes struggled to stay on her antiretroviral treatment. Thanks to food assistance from WFP, she can now take her medication more regularly, provide for her family and help others in her community. Fight Against HIV/AIDS Ghana Local Africa HIV/AIDS Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:22:33 +0000 Vera Boohene 355341 at Reviving the fishing industry in Golinga In northern Ghana WFP food-for-assets projects, which provided much needed food assistance to participants during the 'hunger season', are helping rehabilitate the declining fish population. Development Operation (DEV) Preventing Hunger Ghana Local Africa Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:54:09 +0000 Vera Boohene 337843 at Ghana – The importance of weighing scales One of the biggest challenges for smallholders is getting a fair price for their produce. In West Africa, too often buyers take advantage of farmers, demanding that bags are filled to the brim instead of paying per kg. Farmers in Ghana were recently surprised about their financial remuneration when they used a weighing scale for their sales for the first time. Development Operation (DEV) Purchase for Progress Ghana Local Africa Purchase for Progress Mon, 23 Jul 2012 08:58:55 +0000 Vera Boohene 282432 at Girls Scholarship Ceremony in northern Ghana  WFP holds ceremony for girls' scholarship beneficiaries in northern Ghana.  Ghana Local Gender Tue, 26 Jun 2012 15:07:18 +0000 WFP 266727 at