Mozambique Country content en A Community-based Approach To Fighting Hunger In Mozambique Community involvement forms a key aspect of WFP's successful School Feeding programmes. At one primary school in Tete province, the volunteers, school staff, and students tell of the impact this has had at their school... School Meals Mozambique Local Africa School Meals Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:44:57 +0000 Sophia Robele 641067 at Planting Seeds Of Resilience In Mozambique WFP’s Cash for Work programme in Tete province has allowed food-insecure households to generate critical income during the lean season - the period before harvest when food is scarce. One participant describes her experience of the programme… Cash and Vouchers Mozambique Local Africa Cash and Vouchers Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:38:05 +0000 Sophia Robele 640945 at Renewing Hope by Improving Nutrition In Tete Province Under nutrition remains a critical issue in Mozambique - visible in the 43 percent prevalence rate of chronic malnutrition among children below age five. It is an issue that not only leads to long-term health problems for children and diminishes the treatment success of people living with HIV and TB, but also affects people's ability to simply function on a day-to-day basis. Through the provision of nutrition supplements in health centres and food vouchers for vulnerable households, WFP is supporting the Government of Mozambique to combat the debilitating and widespread effects of malnutrition in the country. Mozambique Local Nutrition Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:39:41 +0000 WFP 640932 at WFP Welcomes Japan’s Contribution To Home-Grown School Feeding In Mozambique MAPUTO – The Government of Japan has confirmed a contribution of US$400,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Mozambique. The funds will be used to strengthen WFP’s local procurement and enable the establishment of a home-grown school feeding programme in the country. Mozambique Africa Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:07:14 +0000 WFP 640700 at Empowering Women Will End Hunger: Celebrating Women's Role In Meeting The Zero Hunger Challenge MAPUTO – Every year, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provides more than eleven million schoolgirls with food to help keep them in education and around three million vulnerable women with special nutritional support. This year, on International Women’s Day (March 8), WFP is celebrating how empowering women can boost global efforts to end hunger.  Development Operation (DEV) Focus on Women Mozambique Local Africa Focus on Women Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:29:04 +0000 WFP 640497 at Feeding Bodies, Minds And Spirits Of Children In Mozambique Gelito Abel (11) used to be faced with a difficult decision when he woke up – whether to go to school and be hungry or to stay at home looking for something to eat. That was before meals were served daily in his school in Massecha village in Tete province. Development Operation (DEV) School Meals Mozambique Local Africa School Meals Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:11:51 +0000 WFP 640496 at Canada And REACH Are Securing The Future Of Children And Women The Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and undernutrition (REACH) initiative works to enhance government and national capacity to effectively scale-up nutrition interventions in order to improve the nutrition and wellbeing of women and children. The Canadian Government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) is the leading supporter of this programme, providing funding for eight of the 12 countries where REACH works and securing the future of children and women. Bangladesh Mali Mozambique Rwanda Tanzania, United Republic Of Nutrition Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:33:07 +0000 WFP 639914 at Animals And Low-tech Gear Give Needy Farmers A Boost In Central Mozambique MAPUTO – Farm animals and low-tech equipment – including ox carts, animal-drawn ploughs and bicycles – are to be delivered to smallholder farmers in Manica and Tete Provinces by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The purchase of the machinery has been made possible by a donation of some US$54,000 from USAID. Mozambique Africa Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:46:11 +0000 WFP 541170 at Twins Make Speedy Recovery In Southern Mozambique Grandmother Alzira Chingalane was happy to see a marked improvement in the health of her grand-children after they started receiving supplementary feeding assistance from WFP. Nutrition Mozambique Local Africa Nutrition Mon, 02 Sep 2013 15:21:56 +0000 Jeronimo Tovela 519778 at A Productive Turn-Around For Rostalina In Mozambique Rostalina Viana doesn’t remember her age, but she does remember the day that her husband was killed during the civil war more than two decades ago. Left alone to care for three children, Rostalina struggled to make ends meet.  Food For Assets Mozambique Local Africa Food for Assets Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:38:44 +0000 WFP 514178 at