Nepal http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Nepal Country content en Nepal Opens First Humanitarian Staging Area, Built With Government & UK Aid Support http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/nepal-opens-first-humanitarian-staging-area-built-government-uk-aid-support KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) together with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal have today inaugurated the country’s first Humanitarian Staging Area at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Nepal Asia Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:35:22 +0000 WFP 645789 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Annual Children’s Design Competition Promotes “Zero Hunger: Infinite Possibilities” http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-annual-children-design-competition-promotes-zero-hunger-infinite-possibilit Dailekh – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has held its Annual Children’s Design Competition at the Bhairabnath Higher secondary school, Naumule Bazar in Dailekh district. The theme for this year’s competition is “Zero Hunger: Infinite Possibilities”. The competition takes place across the world in schools where WFP runs school meals programmes. WFP and the Government of Nepal have been distributing school meals to children in Nepal since 1996. Nepal Asia Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:38:21 +0000 WFP 645437 at http://www.wfp.org Nepal: The Girl Who Climbed The World's Tallest Mountains http://www.wfp.org/stories/%E2%80%98education-opens-doors-you-did-not-know-existed%E2%80%99-nimdoma-sherpa-speaks-wfp-nepal-about-her-c Nimdoma Sherpa, a former WFP School Feeding recipient became one of the youngest Nepali women to climb Mt. Everest at the age of 17. Following her conquest of Mt. Everest, she joined the Seven Summits Women Team, with the aim of climbing the seven highest peaks of the world. She recently fulfilled her aspiration after conquering Mt. Vinson Massif in Antarctica in December 2014, at the age of 24. She speaks to WFP Nepal about her penchant for climbing and her future plans.    Focus on Women School Meals Nepal Asia Focus on Women School Meals Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:40:26 +0000 Sakun Gajurel 644970 at http://www.wfp.org School Meals In The Lead As WFP Participates In The Eighth Kathmandu Marathon http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/school-meals-lead-wfp-participates-eighth-kathmandu-marathon KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has participated in the eighth annual Kathmandu Marathon to highlight the importance of school meals programmes in fighting hunger. WFP has been supporting the school meals programme of the Government of Nepal since 1996. Nepal Asia Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:17:00 +0000 WFP 643262 at http://www.wfp.org Nepalese “Zero Hunger” Drawing Wins Prize In WFP’s Global Children’s Art Competition http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/nepalese-%E2%80%9Czero-hunger%E2%80%9D-drawing-wins-prize-wfp%E2%80%99s-global-children%E2%80%99s-art-competition KATHMANDU – Fourteen-year-old Dhan Bahadur Bohara of Bajhang district of Nepal has been named as one of the winners in a global children's design competition, organised by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Nepal Asia Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:25:29 +0000 WFP 643246 at http://www.wfp.org 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' Pictured By Child Artists http://www.wfp.org/stories/zero-hunger-world-without-hunger-pictured-child-artists-around-world Can you imagine the world without hunger? WFP school meals recipients around the world were asked the same question, then invited to submit their answers in pictures. Take a look at the 16 winning pictures of the world with zero hunger. Which one would you like to live in? Bangladesh Bhutan Cuba Ethiopia Guatemala Honduras Nepal Nicaragua Philippines Sri Lanka Tanzania, United Republic Of Global Africa Americas Asia Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:36:31 +0000 WFP 642974 at http://www.wfp.org 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' By Child Artists http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/zero-hunger-world-without-hunger-child-artists These are the winning drawings in an design competition involving hundreds of children who receive WFP school meals in countries around the world. The drawings will be used for WFP’s 2015 calendar and desk diary. Bangladesh Bhutan Cuba Ethiopia Honduras Nepal Philippines Sri Lanka Tanzania, United Republic Of Global Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:57:28 +0000 WFP 642930 at http://www.wfp.org Nepal: Former School Meals Girl Scales Mount Denali http://www.wfp.org/stories/former-school-meals-girl-scales-mount-denali At the age of 17, Nimdoma Sherpa became the first WFP school meals recipient to climb Mt. Everest. Now 23, she is just one mountain away from climbing the world's seven highest mountains in each of the continents. School Meals Nepal Americas Asia School Meals Tue, 01 Jul 2014 05:34:11 +0000 Deepesh Das Shrestha 642120 at http://www.wfp.org Nepal: Tackling Hunger Through Innovations http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/tackling-hunger-through-innovations Bringing Smart Card Technology In Remote Nepal To Beat Hunger And Poverty Nepal cash & voucher hunger innovation nepal smart card technology women Focus on Women Tue, 10 Jun 2014 05:43:00 +0000 WFP 641811 at http://www.wfp.org Nepal: Tackling Hunger Through Innovations http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/tackling-hunger-through-innovations Bringing Smart Card Technology In Remote Nepal To Beat Hunger And Poverty Nepal cash & voucher hunger innovation nepal smart card technology women Focus on Women Tue, 10 Jun 2014 05:43:00 +0000 WFP 641811 at http://www.wfp.org