Nicaragua Country content en Yum! Staff vs School Girls, a Basketball Showdown in Nicaragua Fifteen staff members of YUM! Brands Inc. visited Nicaragua to see how the Ministry of Education runs its School Feeding Program supported by WFP. In addition to observing the program activities, the highlight of this visit was an unexpected basketball game between the visitors and five school girls. School Meals Nicaragua Local Americas School Meals Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:12:46 +0000 Sabrina Quezada 648436 at The UN at 70: A Different Celebration in Nicaragua The World Food Programme (WFP) joined other UN agencies and the Ministry of Education in Nicaragua to refurbish the United Nations School, located in Managua, as part of a project to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Nicaragua Local School Meals Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:08:18 +0000 WFP 648409 at Over 2 Million In Central America Will Need Food Assistance Due To Drought, El Nino PANAMA CITY – Some 2.3 million people in Central America, mostly subsistence farmers, day labourers and their families, will need food assistance because of significant crop losses due to prolonged drought exacerbated by the current El Niño event, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today. El Salvador Guatemala Nicaragua Global Americas Droughts Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:35:22 +0000 WFP 648389 at Logistic Supervision at the Prinzapolka River The river weaves while the motorboats advance with their heavy loads consisting of bags and boxes of food that follow a long journey to 37 indigenous communities in one of the most remote areas of Nicaragua: Prinzapolka. Logistics Nicaragua Local Americas Logistics Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00:37:01 +0000 Sabrina Quezada 648347 at Women Feed the World October 15, pays tribute to the International Day of Rural Women by the efforts of millions of women around the world who bear the heavy responsibility of feeding their families. More than a million Nicaraguan women are rural. Nicaragua Local Focus on Women Fri, 30 Oct 2015 19:05:31 +0000 WFP 648292 at 10 Facts About Hunger Here are ten things to know to understand the global food and nutrition situation. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. Afghanistan Algeria Angola Armenia Azerbaijan Bangladesh Benin Bhutan Bolivia Brazil Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire Cuba Djibouti Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Eritrea Ethiopia Gambia Georgia Ghana Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Haiti Honduras India Indonesia Iran Iraq Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Kyrgyzstan Lao People’s Democratic Republic Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Moldova, Republic of Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Pakistan Palestine, State of Panama Peru Philippines Russian Federation Rwanda Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Sierra Leone Somalia South Africa South Sudan Sri Lanka Sudan Swaziland Syrian Arab Republic Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Timor-Leste Togo Tunisia Uganda Ukraine Uzbekistan Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe Africa Americas Asia Europe Middle East Wed, 30 Sep 2015 07:54:56 +0000 WFP 647971 at WFP and OAS Team up to Work on Migration, Protection, and Preparedness in the Americas WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, and the Secretary General of the Organization of American State (OAS), Luis Almagro, today signed an agreement to intensify their joint efforts to improve the food security and nutrition of the people of the Americas. For Individuals Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas Capacity Building Thu, 17 Sep 2015 20:41:55 +0000 WFP 647910 at Experts Discuss the Roles of School Feeding as Tool for Sustainable Development in the Americas LIMA –More than 200 participants including government representatives, regional and international school feeding experts, public and private organizations and associates, from 17 countries from the region, will participate in the VII School Feeding Seminar for LAC, which will be held from the 26th to the 28th of August 2015 in the Peruvian capital. School Meals Colombia Cuba El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas School Meals Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:58:39 +0000 WFP 647704 at Working for Communities in Nicaragua I am part of a team of humanitarian workers. Our work and commitment are centered on the same goal, reducing food and nutritional insecurity. The curious looks from the children after they receive their school meals, is my greatest reward. Nicaragua Food Security Analysis Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:48:37 +0000 WFP 647672 at World Humanitarian Day from Nicaragua WFP’s Nicaraguan humanitarian response operations are centered on providing food assistance to vulnerable communities, regardless of distance or challenges. Rice, beans, vegetable oil, powdered milk, and dates reach indigenous communities located in remote areas of the country. Nicaragua Global Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:49:28 +0000 WFP 647613 at