Madagascar http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Madagascar Country content en Crops And Cactus: Madagascar Drought Crisis http://www.wfp.org/stories/crops-and-cactus-madagascar-drought-crisis Nearly 200,00 people are facing hunger in southern Madagascar due to crop failure. The United Nations World Food Programme and its partners are providing much-needed assistance. Disaster Risk Reduction Madagascar Local Africa Climate Change Droughts Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:34:36 +0000 Volana Rarivoson 645658 at http://www.wfp.org Helping Households Hit By Madagascar Storm http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/providing-support-households-affected-storm Tropical storm Chedza hit Madagascar in mid-January. In collaboration with partners, WFP is providing assistance to the most affected households   Madagascar Local Emergencies Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:08:51 +0000 WFP 645080 at http://www.wfp.org Improving Disasters Preparedness In Madagascar http://www.wfp.org/stories/improving-disasters-preparedness-madagascar Thanks to the generous support of UKAid through the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is able to assist the Malagasy Government in improving its national preparedness and response to cyclones.   Disaster Risk Reduction Madagascar Local Africa Tue, 09 Dec 2014 07:20:36 +0000 Riana Ravoala 644352 at http://www.wfp.org Madagascar's Minister Of Education Visits The South http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/madagascars-minister-education-visiting-southern-madagascar At the end of October, Madagascar's Minister of Education, Paul Rabary, visited southern Madagascar where most of WFP's activities are implemented. He met WFP beneficiaries and local partners. Madagascar Local School Meals Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:37:08 +0000 WFP 643944 at http://www.wfp.org Strengthening School Feeding In Madagascar http://www.wfp.org/stories/strengthening-school-feeding-madagascar The Government of Madagascar has made education a key development priority and the Minister of National Education is working to improve access to it by strengthening school feeding activities with the support of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Development Operation (DEV) School Meals Madagascar Local Africa School Meals Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:47:15 +0000 Volana Rarivoson 643928 at http://www.wfp.org Improving Mothers' Health And Nutrition In Madagascar http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/improving-maternal-health-and-nutrition-southern-madagascar WFP and UNFPA, in collaboration with Madagascar’s Ministry of Health and the National Office for Nutrition, work hand in hand to help improve nutrition and women’s access to reproductive health care   Madagascar Global Nutrition Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:32:33 +0000 WFP 643821 at http://www.wfp.org Helping Mothers And Children Fight Malnutrition In Madagascar http://www.wfp.org/stories/helping-mothers-and-children-fight-malnutrition-madagascar In the south-west of Madagascar, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA) work hand in hand to provide nutritional support and improve access to health services for pregnant and nursing women, as well as children under two. Nutrition Madagascar Local Africa Nutrition Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:36:45 +0000 Volana Rarivoson 643748 at http://www.wfp.org World Hunger Falls, But 805 Million Still Chronically Undernourished - MDG Target To Halve Proportion Of World’s Hungry Still Within Reach By End Of 2015 http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/world-hunger-falls-805-million-still-chronically-undernourished-mdg-target-halve-p 16 September 2014, Rome - About 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger, according to a new UN report released today. Journalists ED - E.Cousin Nutrition Preventing Hunger What is Malnutrition? Bolivia Brazil Haiti Indonesia Madagascar Malawi Yemen Local Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Nutrition Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:33:37 +0000 WFP 643168 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Supports National School Feeding Programme In Madagascar http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-supports-national-school-feeding-programme-madagascar Antananarivo – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) supports the development of a national School Feeding programme in Madagascar which will hopefully help improve the education sector as a whole.    School Meals Madagascar Africa School Meals Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:35:09 +0000 Volana Rarivoson 642500 at http://www.wfp.org Young Rugby Players Tackle Hunger In Madagascar http://www.wfp.org/stories/children-tackle-hunger-madagascar Antananarivo - It may be rugby but it's rugby with a difference. When the children of Madagascar take to the pitch, they usually do so barefoot. So, it was quite an event when, in early July, two youth teams turned up at Andohatapenaka stadium in Antananarivo and were presented with boots for the first time in their lives. Schools in Action Madagascar Local Africa School Meals Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:34:51 +0000 Andosoa Ranaivomahefa 642198 at http://www.wfp.org