Tanzania, United Republic Of http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Tanzania%2C%20United%20Republic%20Of Country content en Government And UN Team Up With Global Learning XPRIZE To Provide 2,400 Children With Education Software http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/government-and-un-team-global-learning-xprize-provide-2400-children-education-soft MUHEZA DISTRICT, TANZANIA – At a ceremony today in a remote village in Tanga, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) distributed tablets to children loaded with education software. Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:10:12 +0000 WFP 651630 at http://www.wfp.org Germany Provides Critical Humanitarian Assistance For Refugees In Tanzania And Rwanda http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/germany-provides-critical-humanitarian-assistance-refugees-tanzania-and-rwanda DAR ES SALAAM – The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed EUR 2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in order to maintain food assistance for almost half a million refugees and asylum seekers residing in Tanzania and Rwanda. This funding is vital as WFP refugee operations in the region are facing critical funding shortages. WFP operations in Tanzania and Rwanda each received EUR 1 million from the contribution. Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:28:10 +0000 WFP 651592 at http://www.wfp.org Urgent Funding Needed To Reverse Food Ration Cuts For Refugees In Tanzania http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/urgent-funding-needed-reverse-food-ration-cuts-refugees-tanzania KIGOMA - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been forced to reduce food rations for 320,000 refugees in Mtendeli, Nduta and Nyarugusu Camps in northwest Tanzania as a result of funding shortfalls. WFP urgently requires US$23.6 million from now through to December 2017 to be able to continue meeting the food and nutritional needs of refugees in Tanzania. Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Mon, 28 Aug 2017 07:57:33 +0000 WFP 651390 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Embarks On New Strategic Plan In Tanzania http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-embarks-new-strategic-plan-tanzania DAR ES SALAAM –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a four-year Country Strategic Plan (CSP) in Tanzania. It is fully-aligned with the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which aims to end poverty, reduce inequality, tackle climate change and ensure sustainable agriculture and food security. Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:27:47 +0000 WFP 651306 at http://www.wfp.org IFC And WFP Collaborate To Finance Smallholder Farmers In Rwanda And Tanzania http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/ifc-and-wfp-collaborate-finance-smallholder-farmers-rwanda-and-tanzania WASHINGTON, DC – The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) are launching smallholder farmer financing programs with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to improve food security among vulnerable people in Rwanda and Tanzania. Rwanda Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:13:32 +0000 WFP 651291 at http://www.wfp.org France Supports WFP Cash Programme For Refugees In Tanzania http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/france-supports-wfp-cash-programme-refugees-tanzania KASULU – The Government of France has contributed EUR 250,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) so that refugees in Tanzania can receive further cash assistance. Following a previous allocation of funds (EUR 750,000) last year, this contribution confirms the commitment of the French Government towards food security and inclusive approaches. Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Mon, 03 Jul 2017 07:00:43 +0000 WFP 651251 at http://www.wfp.org European Union Supports WFP Nutrition And Food Security Project In Central Tanzania http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/european-union-supports-wfp-nutrition-and-food-security-project-central-tanzania DAR ES SALAAM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a contribution of €9.5 million from the European Union (EU) in support of a €24.5 million Food Security and Nutrition Project in central Tanzania. Contributions to WFP Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:53:52 +0000 WFP 650918 at http://www.wfp.org Funding From Canada Provides Cash Assistance To Thousands Of Refugees In Tanzania http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/funding-canada-provides-cash-assistance-thousands-refugees-tanzania KASULU – Selected refugees at Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in western Tanzania have received a cash transfer from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), replacing part of their monthly food rations. These refugees now receiving cash in addition to food are part of a three-month pilot programme covering 10,000 refugees. The cash component is being funded by Canada through a CAD 500,000 (US$385,000) contribution to WFP. Cash and Vouchers Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Tue, 31 Jan 2017 07:52:12 +0000 WFP 650851 at http://www.wfp.org Ireland Helps Maintain Critical Support To Refugees In Tanzania http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/ireland-helps-maintain-critical-support-refugees-tanzania DAR ES SALAAM – Ireland today provided the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) with a contribution of EUR 500,000 to support refugees hosted in Tanzania. With these funds, Ireland is helping WFP maintain its assistance operations for a quarter of a million refugees. The refugees, primarily from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are hosted by the Government of Tanzania at three camps in Kigoma Region in the west of Tanzania. Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:30:45 +0000 WFP 650661 at http://www.wfp.org World Food Programme And Republic Of Korea Provide New Community Buildings http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/world-food-programme-and-republic-korea-provide-new-community-buildings DODOMA – The Government of Tanzania and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today joined a ceremony to mark the completion of 15 new community buildings in central Tanzania’s Dodoma region. Funded by the Republic of Korea, the new buildings were constructed by local builders as part of the Saemaul Zero Hunger Communities (SZHC) project in three villages in Chamwino district. Saemaul means ‘New Village’ in Korean. Tanzania, United Republic of Africa Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:21:17 +0000 WFP 650564 at http://www.wfp.org