Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Nicaragua Country content en Promoting School Gardens in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/stories/promoting-school-gardens-nicaragua I never imagined that my colleague, Adolfo Reyes, head of the Bilwi Office, located on the Northern coast of Nicaragua, would grab a machete and gardening tools to “complement” his work with WFP. But he did just that, to prep the land for gardening right next to the WFP Office. School Meals Nicaragua Americas School Meals Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:31:59 +0000 Sabrina Quezada 650270 at http://www.wfp.org Saudi Arabian Dates Will Boost Nutrition Among School Children in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/saudi-arabian-dates-will-boost-nutrition-among-school-children-nicaragua MANAGUA –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Nicaragua received from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia some 234 Metric Tons of dates, a nutritious fruit with a high nutritional content and numerous health benefit, for its distribution among Nicaraguan school children.  Contributions to WFP Nicaragua Americas General Food Distribution Wed, 25 May 2016 20:01:33 +0000 WFP 649701 at http://www.wfp.org 5 Facts about School Meals in Latin America and the Caribbean http://www.wfp.org/stories/5-facts-about-school-meals-lac In Latin American and the Caribbean nearly 85 million children receive a daily breakfast, snack or lunch at their schools. School meals are often the only regular and nutritious meal a child receives. School Meals Bolivia Colombia Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas School Meals Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:57:04 +0000 WFP 649169 at http://www.wfp.org School Year with WFP School Meals http://www.wfp.org/stories/school-year-wfp-school-meals As more than a million children gear up to return to school so does WFP and the Nicaraguan Government. School Meals Nicaragua Local Americas School Meals Mon, 15 Feb 2016 22:45:17 +0000 Sabrina Quezada 649006 at http://www.wfp.org Cash-Based Tranfers in Latin America and the Caribbean http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/cash-based-tranfers-latin-america-and-caribbean The WFP Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean organized a "Cash-Based Transfers" workshop for 50 staff members from Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and Cuba with the aim of strengthening their technical capabilities of this type of cooperation. Nicaragua Local Cash and Vouchers Wed, 02 Dec 2015 21:43:11 +0000 WFP 648550 at http://www.wfp.org Yum! Staff vs School Girls, a Basketball Showdown in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/stories/yum-staff-vs-school-girls-basketball-showdown-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 http://www.wfp.org The UN at 70: A Different Celebration in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/un-70-different-celebration-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 http://www.wfp.org Over 2 Million In Central America Will Need Food Assistance Due To Drought, El Nino http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/over-2-million-central-america-will-need-food-assistance-due-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 NiƱo 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 http://www.wfp.org Logistic Supervision at the Prinzapolka River http://www.wfp.org/stories/logistic-supervision-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 http://www.wfp.org Women Feed the World http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/women-feed-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 http://www.wfp.org