Honduras http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Honduras 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 Honduras: Zero Hunger National Drawing Challenge http://www.wfp.org/stories/honduras-zero-hunger-national-drawling-challenge The First Lady of Honduras, Ana de Hernández, World Food Programme Representative to Honduras, Pasqualina Di Sirio, BANPAIS* representative, Nidia Manzanares, and Minister of Education, Marlon Escoto, revealed the winners of the Reto Hambre Cero: un mundo sin hambre (Zero Hunger Challenge: A World Without Hunger) drawing contest in Honduras. School Meals Honduras Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:12:12 +0000 Hetze Tosta 642257 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Regional Director Meets with the First Lady of Honduras http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-regional-director-meets-first-lady-honduras Last week Honduran First Lady, Ana de Hernández, met with The World Food Programme (WFP)  Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Miguel Barreto,  and WFP Representative to Honduras, Pasqualina Di Sirio. The aim of the meeting was to strengthen the long-standing relationship that WFP has had with the Government of Honduras for over 40 years. School Meals Honduras Americas School Meals Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:52:50 +0000 Hetze Tosta 642214 at http://www.wfp.org Hunger Challenge Honduras: “Zero Hunger Walk 2014” http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/hunger-challenge-honduras-%E2%80%9Czero-hunger-walk-2014%E2%80%9D ZERO HUNGER WALK CHALLENGE... EVERY STEP COUNTS More than 60 thousand people participated in the Zero Hunger Walk held in Tegucigalpa. After a beautiful speech which conveyed her commitment to the most vulnerable families of Honduras Honduras Global School Meals Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:31:42 +0000 WFP 641893 at http://www.wfp.org Honduras: Zero Hunger Walk 2014, Every Step Counts http://www.wfp.org/stories/zero-hunger-walk-2014-0 More than 60.000 people participated in the Zero Hunger Walk held in Tegucigalpa. After a beautiful speech which conveyed her commitment to the most vulnerable families of Honduras, Ana de Hernandez, the First Lady of Honduras, cut the ribbon that marked the beginning of the 10th Annual Zero Hunger Walk in Honduras. The Zero Hunger Walk reaffirms Honduras’ commitment to the Zero Hunger Challenge, an initiative launched by Ban Ki Moon, the United Nations Secretary General. School Meals Honduras Local Americas School Meals Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:46:04 +0000 Hetze Tosta 641862 at http://www.wfp.org Zero Hunger Walk Honduras 2014 http://www.wfp.org/stories/zero-hunger-walk-2014 ZERO HUNGER CHALLENGE… EVERY STEP COUNTS First Lady of Honduras Ana Hernandez, Vice-President of Honduras Rossana Guevara, the World Food Programme Representative to Honduras Pasqualina Di Sirio, and the Programme Manager of Food Security from FAO German Flores, launched the Zero Hunger Walk 2014.  The efforts are an initiative under the United Nations’ “Zero Hunger Challenge: a World without Hunger”. School Meals Honduras Local Americas School Meals Mon, 26 May 2014 14:43:31 +0000 Hetze Tosta 641597 at http://www.wfp.org Honduras: Absorbing Knowledge and Nutrients http://www.wfp.org/stories/honduras-absorbing-knowledge-and-nutrients In order to maximize the efficiency of the National School Feeding Programme, 1.3 million children will receive deworming treatments in Honduras. The Deworming initiatives are in line with WFP objectives to ensure proper health and hygiene to school children nationally. Nutrition Honduras Local Americas Nutrition Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:03:07 +0000 Hetze Tosta 641208 at http://www.wfp.org Honduras: WFP and FAO Sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Technical Cooperation to Support Family Farmers http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-and-fao-sign-memorandum-understanding-technical-cooperation-support-family-farmers The purpose is to implement joint strategies to support smallholder and medium farmers of staple grains through WFP’s Purchasing for Progress (P4P) initiative and FAO’s Central American Agri-Food Chain Project. Purchase for Progress Honduras Americas Purchase for Progress Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:05:09 +0000 Hetze Tosta 641100 at http://www.wfp.org World Food Programme Deilvers Equipment to Honduran Health Secretary http://www.wfp.org/stories/world-food-programme-deilvers-equipment-honduran-health-secretary Atención a Grupos Vulnerables (Attention to vulnerable groups) is a program that is implemented in coordination with the Secretary of Health and serves children 5 and under, who are malnourished, expectant mothers and breastfeeding mothers. Nutrition Honduras Americas Nutrition Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:11:00 +0000 Hetze Tosta 641023 at http://www.wfp.org Honduras: National President Inaugurates School Feeding Programme 2014 http://www.wfp.org/stories/honduras-national-president-inaugurates-school-feeding-programme-2014 PIMIENTA - Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández was present for the launching of WFP’s School Feeding Programme last Thursday in Pimienta, Cortes. It is estimated that more than one million four hundred thousand children regionally will benefit from the programme this year. School Meals Honduras Americas School Meals Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:11:42 +0000 Hetze Tosta 640970 at http://www.wfp.org