Peru http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Peru Country content en WFP Executive Director Visits Peru To Highlight Cooperation For Food Security And Nutrition http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-executive-director-visits-peru-highlight-cooperation-food-security-and-nutriti LIMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, will make an official visit to Peru on 26 February 2015 for high-level meetings on strengthening cooperation and technical exchanges on food security and nutrition. Peru Americas Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:39:18 +0000 WFP 645400 at http://www.wfp.org Agreement Signed to Reduce Child Malnutrition and Anemia in Peru http://www.wfp.org/stories/agreement-signed-reduce-child-malnutrition-and-anemia-peru The agreement signed January 14, 2015 between the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Social Fund Project Bayóvar Integral (FOSPIBAY) aims to improve the capacities of the most vulnerable people and their institutions to promote food and nutrition security in the Sechura province. The largest of 8 provinces within the Pirua region. Preventing anemia and chronic child malnutrition, with emphasis on the first thousand days of life are the focus of this newly launched project. Nutrition Peru Local Americas Nutrition Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:51:20 +0000 WFP 644949 at http://www.wfp.org Three Things WFP will be doing at COP 20 http://www.wfp.org/stories/three-things-wfp-will-be-doing-cop-20 The 20th Conference of the Parties (COP 20) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place 1-12 December 2014 in Lima, Peru, and WFP will be there. Climate Change Peru Global Climate Change Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:07:57 +0000 Kathryn Milliken 644230 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Reports on its Assessment of Peru’s Emergency Telecoms Infrastructure http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-reports-its-assessment-peru%E2%80%99s-emergency-telecoms-infrastructure Based on its experience and leadership in emergency situations in the areas of food security, logistics and telecommunications, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) established as one of its priorities to strengthen the government’s capacities to respond to natural disasters in Peru. Aid professionals Peru Americas Capacity Building Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:01:34 +0000 WFP 643450 at http://www.wfp.org Peru: Authorities Launch the National Plan for Disaster Risk Management for 2014-2021 http://www.wfp.org/stories/peru-authorities-launch-national-plan-disaster-risk-management-2014-2021 The Government of Peru, through the Ministry of Disaster Risk Management of the Council of Ministers Presidency and representatives from the National Center for Risk Prevention and Disaster Risk Reduction (CENEPRED); from the National Institute of Civil Defense (INDECI) and the National Center for Strategic Planning (CEPLAN), introduced on September 18th, 2014 the National Plan for Disaster Risk Management – PLANAGERD 2014-2021, which aims to reduce the vulnerability of the population and their livelihood against risk of disasters. Disaster Risk Reduction Peru Americas Logistics Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:46:08 +0000 WFP 643447 at http://www.wfp.org 11 Myths About Malnutrition in Latin America http://www.wfp.org/stories/myths-malnutrition-latin-america-gain There is often the misconception that hunger and malnutrition refer to the same condition. While the two often go hand-in-hand there are significant differences. With the assistance of The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) we are hoping to break this common misconception. Read on for 11 myth busting facts about malnutrition and examples of how WFP is tackling it in Latin America. Bolivia Colombia Cuba Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Local Americas Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:06:23 +0000 WFP 642349 at http://www.wfp.org Peru: WFP supports INDECI in Strengthening of Telecommunications During Emergencies http://www.wfp.org/stories/peru-wfp-supports-indeci-strengthening-telecommunications-during-emergencies LIMA- The World Food Programme (WFP) in Peru recently carried out an assessment mission of the National Civil Defense Institute’s (INDECI) telecommunications emergency infrastructure, with the support of the Fast Information Technology and Telecommunications Emergency and Support Team (FITTEST), based in Dubai. This joint assessment was executed between the 11th and 31st of May 2014 by a team including Oscar Caleman and Roberto Salazar of FITTEST. Responding to Emergencies Peru Local Americas Emergency Assessments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:18:19 +0000 Carmen Perazzo 642074 at http://www.wfp.org New Atlas Maps Out Areas Vulnerable To Climate Change, Disasters And Food Insecurity In The Andean Region http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/new-atlas-maps-out-areas-vulnerable-climate-change-disasters-and-food-insecurity-a PANAMA CITY – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a new Atlas of the Andean Region showing which areas are most threatened by climate change and the risks of related disasters and their potential impact on the food security and sustainable development of entire communities.  Food Security Analysis Bolivia Colombia Ecuador Peru Americas Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:07:34 +0000 WFP 641155 at http://www.wfp.org Miguel Barreto: New WFP Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean http://www.wfp.org/stories/miguel-barreto-wfp-regional-director-latin-america-caribbean PANAMA CITY –The World Food Programme (WFP) has appointed Miguel Barreto, a Peruvian national, as its new Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. His duty will be to  oversee WFP operations  across the region.   For Individuals Nutrition Bolivia Colombia Cuba Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Local Americas Nutrition Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:16:06 +0000 WFP 639995 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Launches New Nutrition Strategy For Latin America And Caribbean http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-launches-new-nutrition-strategy-latin-america-and-caribbean PANAMA CITY –The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean launched today a new Regional Nutrition Strategy that aims to provide a nutritional model for WFP on how to engage with governments of middle income countries.  Nutrition Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas Nutrition Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:29:04 +0000 WFP 616778 at http://www.wfp.org