Mali http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Mali Country content en Japan Contributes US$6 Million To Assist Local Communities And Malian Refugees In Southern-Eastern Mauritania http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/japan-contributes-us6-million-assist-local-communities-and-malian-refugees-souther The Government of Japan has provided US$6 million for the humanitarian efforts of three United Nations agencies in Mauritania: the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Mali Mauritania Africa Tue, 23 May 2017 06:09:54 +0000 WFP 651168 at http://www.wfp.org Groundbreaking Study On Cost Of Hunger Kicks Off In Mali http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/groundbreaking-study-cost-hunger-kicks-mali BAMAKO – A groundbreaking study of the impact of child undernutrition on Mali’s economy has launched in Mali. The latest in a series known as the Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) surveys, it will examine the effects of child undernutrition on health, education and national productivity in the country. It is being made possible by the generous support of the Government of Canada. Mali Africa Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:57:10 +0000 WFP 650876 at http://www.wfp.org Record Contributions From Belgium Support WFP Innovation & Emergency Response http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/record-contributions-belgium-support-wfp-innovation-emergency-response BRUSSELS/ROME - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has recognized the Government of Belgium’s substantial contributions in 2016, a year in which the Belgian Development Cooperation (DGCD) has donated more than €28 million to WFP projects reaching nearly 8 million people in eight countries. Afghanistan Burundi Congo, Democratic Republic of the Lebanon Mali Niger Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:24:45 +0000 WFP 650764 at http://www.wfp.org The EU And UK Gave Life-Saving Support To People Of Mali In 2016 http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/eu-and-uk-gave-life-saving-support-people-mali-2016 BAMAKO – Working closely with the European Union (EU), the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) and the Government of Mali, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provided emergency assistance to more than a quarter of a million needy people in Mali last year. Mali Africa Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:24:28 +0000 WFP 650760 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Welcomes Contribution From Spain To Support Humanitarian Air Transport In The Sahel http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-welcomes-contribution-spain-support-humanitarian-air-transport-sahel MADRID – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a donation from the Government of Spain to support its management of the United Nations Humanitarian Air Services (UNHAS) in Mali, Mauritania and Niger. Mali Mauritania Niger Africa Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:41:43 +0000 WFP 650716 at http://www.wfp.org Belgian Government Contribution Helps Saves Lives In Mali http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/belgian-government-contribution-helps-saves-lives-mali BAMAKO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is happy to announce that the Belgian Government has contributed USD 2.2 million to help nearly 115,000 vulnerable persons in Mali. Mali Africa Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:17:28 +0000 WFP 650637 at http://www.wfp.org WFP School Meals In Jeopardy For Children In Mali As School Year Starts http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-school-meals-jeopardy-children-mali-school-year-starts BAMAKO – As schools resume next week in Mali, school meals for nearly 180,000 children in about 1,000 schools are in jeopardy due to financial constraints at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) – the main supporter of such initiatives. Unless US$3 million in funding is found urgently, WFP will have to suspend its school meals programme in Mali. School Meals Mali Africa Nutrition School Meals Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:32:10 +0000 WFP 650385 at http://www.wfp.org School Meals At Risk For 1.3 Million Children In West And Central Africa http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/school-meals-risks-1-3-million-children-west-and-central-africa DAKAR – As schools resume this autumn, more than 1.3 million children across West and Central Africa risk missing out on school meals from the World Food Programme (WFP), as widening financial constraints force the United Nations agency – the top sponsor of such initiatives – to reduce its reach. School Meals Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Guinea Mali Mauritania Niger Senegal Global Africa School Meals Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:30:00 +0000 WFP 650262 at http://www.wfp.org Emergency food assistance bring relief to Mali’s most vulnerable when they need it the most http://www.wfp.org/stories/food-distributions-bring-relief-mali%E2%80%99s-most-vulnerable-during-time-year-when-they-need-it-mo In Mali and throughout the Sahel, the lean season−a planting period from June to September when food from the previous harvest runs out−places serious stress on families. Many struggle to feed their families, at times taking extreme measures to put food on the table. During the current lean season, nearly 30 percent of the population struggles to have enough food to eat. To help families better cope during this season, WFP provides large-scale food distributions in four regions in northern Mali.  Mali Sahel Africa Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:51:14 +0000 WFP 650170 at http://www.wfp.org Protracted Conflicts Causing Alarming Spikes In Severe Hunger http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/protracted-conflicts-causing-alarming-spikes-severe-hunger Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger RBA Afghanistan Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Colombia Congo, Democratic Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire Guinea-Bissau Haiti Iraq Lebanon Liberia Mali Niger Nigeria South Sudan Sudan Syrian Arab Republic Yemen Global Rome-based agencies (RBAs) Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:58:32 +0000 WFP 650109 at http://www.wfp.org