Peru Country content en “Hidden Hunger”, A Serious Public Health Issue In Latin America And The Caribbean SANTO DOMINGO – Startling figures were released today about the impact of micronutrient deficiencies, or “hidden hunger” during the opening of the First Regional Workshop on Rice Fortification in Latin America and the Caribbean,” which aims to highlight rice fortification as a cost-effective strategy that can help countries achieve Zero Hunger by 2030, as laid out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Colombia Dominican Republic Ecuador Guatemala Haiti Panama Peru Americas Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:28:38 +0000 WFP 650169 at 5 Facts about School Meals in Latin America and the Caribbean 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 FamilyChef: Sangrecita From Peru Welcome to FamilyChef, the recipe series of the World Food Programme (WFP).   Iron-rich sangrecita, quick and easy to prepare, is ideal for anyone suffering from anaemia.  Peru Global Americas Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:36:06 +0000 WFP 649123 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 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 Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas School Meals Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:58:39 +0000 WFP 647704 at Supporting Access To Food And Good Nutrition As one of the 38 countries to achieve anti-hunger targets for 2015, Peru has a lot to celebrate. In fact, the country has managed to reduce its number of hungry people by half in the last 15 years. Nutrition Peru Americas Nutrition Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:26:53 +0000 Raphaël Guévin-Nicoloff 646992 at 7 Unconventional Ways To Fight Hunger In Latin America In this ever-evolving environment, creativity and innovation are key to changing the world. Committed to eliminating hunger within our lifetimes, the World Food Programme (WFP) continuously strives to innovate and seek out creative ideas to fight hunger and improve worldwide nutrition. Our ideas can range from Breast Feeding Festivals to biofortication projects. Read on and discover the seven unconventional ways that the WFP is making hunger history in Latin America.  Nutrition Responding to Emergencies School Meals Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Global Americas Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Food for Assets HIV/AIDS Nutrition School Meals Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:40:16 +0000 Ginny Tan 646792 at WFP Executive Director Visits Peru and Chile During her visit to Peru on 26 February 2015, the WFP Executive Director met with Peruvian authorities to discuss and strengthen bilateral cooperation. On 27 February, the Executive Director visited Chile, where she met the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, and participated in the event “Women in Power and Decision Making: Building a Different World,” co-hosted by UN Women and the Government of Chile. Peru Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:54:13 +0000 WFP 645516 at WFP Executive Director Visits Peru To Highlight Cooperation For Food Security And Nutrition 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 Agreement Signed to Reduce Child Malnutrition and Anemia in 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