Honduras http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Honduras Country content en Hungry Planet: Episode 41 http://www.wfp.org/videos/hungry-planet-episode-41 In this episode of Hungry Planet, IFAD takes a look at migrant workers in Europe sending money home. WFP talks to an Ebola survivor and how the experience changed her life. FAO travels to Honduras and examines food security in the growing melon industry. Aid professionals Stories WFP in Action Honduras Liberia Philippines English Global Video stories Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:04:51 +0000 WFP 647427 at http://www.wfp.org 7 Unconventional Ways To Fight Hunger In Latin America http://www.wfp.org/stories/7-unconventional-ways-fight-hunger In this ever-evolving environment, creativity and innovation are key to changing the world. Committed to eliminating hunger within our lifetimes, the World Food Programme (WFP) continuously strives to innovate and seek out creative ideas to fight hunger and improve worldwide nutrition. Our ideas can range from Breast Feeding Festivals to biofortication projects. Read on and discover the seven unconventional ways that the WFP is making hunger history in Latin America.  Nutrition Responding to Emergencies School Meals Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Global Americas Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Food for Assets HIV/AIDS Nutrition School Meals Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:40:16 +0000 Ginny Tan 646792 at http://www.wfp.org Yum! Brands Visit WFP School Feeding Operations in Honduras http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/yums-visit-2015-honduras A Canadian delegation of Yum! Brands employees travelled to Honduras to see firsthand the real difference school meals make to the children and communities WFP supports. WFP works in partnership with the government of Honduras, which provides funding through WFP to cover more than 1.2 million children in pre-school and primary schools. WFP and its partners, primarily Canada and the private sector, support an additional 150,000 children.  Honduras School Meals Wed, 10 Jun 2015 20:54:42 +0000 WFP 646748 at http://www.wfp.org Honduras: “I’m 77 Years Old and Still Learning” http://www.wfp.org/stories/honduras-%E2%80%9Ci%E2%80%99m-77-years-old-and-still-learning%E2%80%9D In the Marcovia Municipality, located in the department of Choluteca in southern Honduras, is one of the six orchards that are part of the Agroforestry and Resilience to Climate Change strategy, which is implemented by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) with the Government of Honduras, through the National Institute of Forest Conservation and Development (ICF). Climate Change Honduras Americas Climate Change Droughts Wed, 27 May 2015 21:59:23 +0000 Hetze Tosta 646527 at http://www.wfp.org Fostering Resilience and Food Security in the Honduran Dry Corridor http://www.wfp.org/stories/fostering-resilience-and-food-security-honduran-dry-corridor Lajero Blanco is a community where water supplies have dried up and production due to lack of water is almost nonexistent. As a consequence, the rates of food insecurity in this community are high and many families have decided to migrate from the area.     Climate Change Honduras Local Americas Climate Change Droughts Wed, 27 May 2015 21:52:53 +0000 Hetze Tosta 646526 at http://www.wfp.org USAID Contributes $5 Million To Drought Relief In Honduras And Guatemala http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/usaid-contributes-5-million-drought-relief-honduras-and-guatemala PANAMA CITY –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a contribution of US$5 million from the USAID’s Food for Peace Programme (USAID/FFP) to provide food assistance to 87,145 people to help them recover from the prolonged impact of last year’s drought in Honduras and Guatemala. Contributions to WFP Guatemala Honduras Local Americas Thu, 21 May 2015 15:19:35 +0000 WFP 646448 at http://www.wfp.org Honduran Community Hit by Coffee Rust Recovers with Assistance from the European Union http://www.wfp.org/stories/honduran-community-hit-coffee-rust-recovers-assistance-european-union Honduras was one of the Central American countries most affected by coffee rust, a plague that destroyed hectors of coffee plantations and caused nationwide economic imbalance. Smallholder farmers and plantation laborers took the greatest hit, as their livelihoods slowly disappeared. Cash and Vouchers Honduras Local Americas Cash and Vouchers Fri, 15 May 2015 02:51:36 +0000 Hetze Tosta 646371 at http://www.wfp.org Honduras: Nearly 6,000 People Receive Cash & Vouchers to Improve Their Food Security http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/honduras-nearly-6000-people-receive-cash-vouchers-improve-their-food-security The European Commission's Humanitarian aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) Regional Coordinator, Arlen Cordero, visited Cash & Vouchers (C&V) projects in Honduras that are funded by the European Union (EU). Cordero visited the Coffee-Rust affected communities in El Paraiso and Alauca, in the department of El Paraiso, where nearly 6,000 people participate in C&V projects.  Honduras Cash and Vouchers Wed, 13 May 2015 22:37:24 +0000 WFP 646359 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Implements a New Modality in Honduras with European Union Support http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-implements-new-modality-honduras-echo%E2%80%99s-support Cash transfers provide money to people who are struggling to provide food for their families; vouchers can be redeemed for food items or “spent” in selected shops. They are used to guarantee food security in places where there is plenty of food in the marketplace but where poor people cannot afford to buy it. Honduras Local Cash and Vouchers Wed, 13 May 2015 21:48:30 +0000 WFP 646345 at http://www.wfp.org Honduras Celebrates School Feeding Forum http://www.wfp.org/stories/honduras-celebrates-school-feeding-forum TEGUCIGALPA. - The Government of Honduras - through the Office of the First Lady, the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion - and the World Food Programme (WFP) inaugurated the Foro de Alimentación Escolar para una Vida Mejor (School Feeding Forum for a Better Life, in English). Representatives of different sectors were present at the inauguration honoring one of the most successful programmes of the Government of Honduras, School Feeding. School Meals Honduras Local Americas School Meals Fri, 01 May 2015 18:17:16 +0000 Hetze Tosta 646194 at http://www.wfp.org