Mali https://www.wfp.org/feeds/Mali Country content en Groundbreaking Study On Cost Of Hunger Kicks Off In Mali https://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 https://www.wfp.org Record Contributions From Belgium Support WFP Innovation & Emergency Response https://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 https://www.wfp.org The EU And UK Gave Life-Saving Support To People Of Mali In 2016 https://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 https://www.wfp.org WFP Welcomes Contribution From Spain To Support Humanitarian Air Transport In The Sahel https://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 https://www.wfp.org Belgian Government Contribution Helps Saves Lives In Mali https://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 https://www.wfp.org WFP School Meals In Jeopardy For Children In Mali As School Year Starts https://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 https://www.wfp.org School Meals At Risk For 1.3 Million Children In West And Central Africa https://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 https://www.wfp.org Emergency food assistance bring relief to Mali’s most vulnerable when they need it the most https://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 https://www.wfp.org Protracted Conflicts Causing Alarming Spikes In Severe Hunger https://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 https://www.wfp.org Malian Refugees In Burkina Faso Risk Losing Life-Saving Support https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/malian-refugees-burkina-faso-risk-losing-life-saving-support OUAGADOUGOU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warn that without urgent support, 31,000 Malian refugees risk being cut off from life-saving assistance over the next three months. With the lean season fast approaching, this is the period when they are most vulnerable and most need support. Burkina Faso Mali Africa Thu, 24 Mar 2016 06:25:35 +0000 WFP 649335 at https://www.wfp.org