Nepal Country content en National Level Simulation Exercise Prepares Humanitarian Partners For Next Big Disaster KATHMANDU – A three-day simulation exercise (SIMEX) on early warning, emergency preparedness, response and capacity building for natural disasters concluded in Kathmandu today. The exercise was organized by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA). Nepal Asia Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:04:14 +0000 WFP 650689 at Nepal: Building Government Capacity on Food Quality and Control Raj Kumar Rijal works as the Senior Food Research Officer at the Government of Nepal’s Regional Food Technology and Quality Control Office (DTQC) in Hetauda. In September 2016, Mr. Rijal had the opportunity to travel to Israel to learn more about “Feeding the Future: Food Safety and Technology in Times of Global Change" at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.   The training he received was part of a programme by Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) and WFP Nepal to strengthen government capacity.  Here Rijal talks to WFP about his experience.  Nepal Asia Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:21:14 +0000 Seetashma Thapa 650686 at DFID Donation Of GBP 1.5 Million For Trail Reconstruction To Boost Food Security And Development KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of GBP 1.5 million from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) for post-earthquake reconstruction work. Through the donation, WFP will be able to support the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) efforts to rebuild critical infrastructure such as trails in remote areas affected by the quake in 2015 Nepal Asia Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:46:17 +0000 WFP 650518 at Rebuilding Life After The Nepal Earthquake For one man, the Nepal earthquake made an already hard life even more difficult. However work provided by WFP's Remote Access Operation is helping him rebuild his life. Nepal Asia Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:16:37 +0000 WFP 650111 at Korea Helps WFP Work For Zero Hunger In Nepal KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$2 million from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) - half of a multiyear contribution to the Saemaul Zero Hunger Communities Project in Nepal.  Contributions to WFP Nepal Asia Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:41:32 +0000 WFP 650062 at Nepal: School Meals Help Nourish a Love of Learning Growing up as a girl in a poor rural village in Nepal involves many challenges. For children like Smriti, benefiting from regular school meals means getting nutritious meals and staying in school are two fewer challenges to worry about. Nepal Asia Wed, 20 Jul 2016 04:46:16 +0000 WFP 650065 at Planting Apples, Growing Hope An apple farming project in Nepal has changed the lives of women affected by conflict. For one widow, it has helped her feed and educate her children, while for her community it has provided jobs and a connection to the wider world. Nepal Asia Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:20:03 +0000 WFP 650061 at Government Of Nepal To Take Over Crucial Food Security Monitoring System KATHMANDU – The European Union (EU) and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have today handed over a crucial food security monitoring system to the Government of Nepal. Nepal Asia Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:17:40 +0000 WFP 649844 at Food Quality And Management Training Helps Prepare For Emergencies And Combat Waste KATHMANDU – A four-day training programme on emergency preparedness and capacity building on food safety and quality management systems, organised by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Kathmandu, brought together representatives from the government, UN agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the private sector to explore how they can work together to combat food waste in Nepal and to address challenges in delivering food to affected populations when disaster strikes. Nepal Asia Fri, 13 May 2016 07:22:15 +0000 WFP 649583 at A Year After Nepal Earthquake, WFP Focuses On Helping The Poorest Build Back Better KATHMANDU – One year after an earthquake that killed over 9,000 people and led to damages and losses estimated at US$ 7 billion, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working with the Government of Nepal so those most vulnerable to food insecurity are not left behind. Nepal Global Asia Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:03:30 +0000 WFP 649483 at