Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Nicaragua Country content en Nicaraguan Farmers Receive Support from Canada http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/nicaraguan-farmers-receive-support-canada The Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative is supporting 3,000 smallholder farmers in the northern mountains of Nicaragua to grow more, sell more, earn more and become more competitive players in their local markets. P4P is helping them achieve their food and nutrition security to improve their quality of life. Nicaragua Purchase for Progress Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:08:34 +0000 WFP 646080 at http://www.wfp.org Canada helps boost production & trade for thousands of grain farmers in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/canada-helps-boost-production-trade-thousands-grain-farmers-nicaragua MANAGUA –The Government of Canada has contributed CAD$10 million (about US$8 million) to a joint initiative of the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) and the Nicaragua Government to help farmers boost their production and marketing in the north of the country. Purchase for Progress Nicaragua Local Americas Purchase for Progress Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:52:54 +0000 WFP 646069 at http://www.wfp.org Saudi Arabia Donates Dates for Thousands of School Children in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/new-dates-contribution-nicaragua-1 Around 156,000 children attending pre-school and primary school in Nicaragua are to receive dates in their school meals thanks to a contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the World Food Programme (WFP). Nicaragua School Meals Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:04:15 +0000 WFP 646051 at http://www.wfp.org Saudi Arabia Donates Dates for Thousands of School Children in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/saudi-arabia-donates-dates-thousands-school-children-nicaragua MANAGUA – Thousands of children attending pre-school and primary school in Nicaragua are to receive dates in their school meals thanks to a contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). School Meals Nicaragua Local Americas School Meals Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:54:46 +0000 WFP 645999 at http://www.wfp.org Women are the True Heroes of Humanitarian Work http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/women-ares-true-heroes-humanitarian-work March 8th marks International Women's Day. In this gallery the essential and key role that women in Nicaragua play in humanitarian work is highlighted. Nicaragua Focus on Women Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:46:12 +0000 WFP 645511 at http://www.wfp.org Ending Violence Against Women – A Crucial Step Towards Zero Hunger http://www.wfp.org/stories/ending-violence-against-women-crucial-step-towards-zero-hunger “If we go into the bush to collect firewood, we risk getting robbed or raped – all sorts of things,” Maria Nabinto, a refugee in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), told the World Food Programme (WFP) earlier this year. Congo, Democratic Republic Of Nicaragua Global Africa Americas Focus on Women Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:15:41 +0000 Alexandra Murdoch 644158 at http://www.wfp.org WFP And Nicaragua’s Army Prepare For Emergency Response http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-and-nicaragua%E2%80%99s-army-prepare-emergency-response For the second consecutive year, WFP Logistics staff gave a lecture to General Staff Officers of the Nicaraguan Army. They participated in the IV Humanitarian Operations Course, which aims to strengthen preparedness and response to emergencies. Nicaragua Local Logistics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:09:11 +0000 WFP 643414 at http://www.wfp.org Children Around The Globe Are Back At School, So Are WFP School Meals http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/children-around-globe-are-back-school-so-are-wfp-school-meals Children around the world are back at school after the summer break and so are WFP's school meals. Each year, WFP provides school meals to between 20 and 25 million children across 63 countries, often in the hardest-to-reach areas. Central African Republic Egypt Jordan Nicaragua Rwanda Global Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:28:39 +0000 WFP 643174 at http://www.wfp.org Nicaragua Receives Japan’s Valuable Rice Contribution http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/nicaragua-receives-japan%E2%80%99s-valuable-rice-contribution Japan, with the support of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), made a rice donation to the National School Feeding Programme, which is managed by the Ministry of Education of Nicaragua. Nicaragua Local Droughts Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:41:14 +0000 WFP 643113 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