Timor-Leste http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Timor-Leste Country content en Calls for nutritional behaviour change in Timor-Leste http://www.wfp.org/content/calls-nutritional-behaviour-change-timor-leste More work is needed to improve nutritional behaviour in Timor Leste, where 58 percent of children under five are stunted (too short for their age) due to chronic malnourishment, experts say. (..) “It is not always simply a case of whether people have access to enough food, but often more a question as to whether the quality of food consumed is sufficient to prevent malnutrition. Many people’s diet consists of little more than the basic staples,” said Alberto Mendes, country director for the World Food Programme (WFP). Hunger in the news Timor-Leste hunger in the news Asia IRIN News Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:01:08 +0000 WFP 462432 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Asia "Keys To Solving Hunger" Films Trivia Contest 3! http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-asia-keys-solving-hunger-films-trivia-contest-3 There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? The "first key" we unveiled was 'Nutrition'; the second, 'Safety Nets'. We're unveiling the last "key" through a short film this month - and we want you to discover it with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, by joining this trivia contest, one lucky winner will get a WFP The North Face Backpack. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play! Climate Change Disaster Risk Reduction Preventing Hunger Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan Cambodia India Indonesia Korea, Democratic Republic Lao Myanmar Nepal Pakistan Philippines Sri Lanka Timor-Leste contest films hunger keys keys to solving hunger solve trivia Global Asia Climate Change Fri, 14 Jun 2013 03:44:46 +0000 WFP 461810 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Asia "Keys To Solving Hunger" Films Trivia Contest 2! http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-asia-keys-solving-hunger-films-trivia-contest-2 There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? The first key we unveiled last month was 'Nutrition'. What's the second key? We'll be unveiling a new "key" through a short film each month until June 2013 - and we want you to discover them with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, this time we're giving away two special WFP Tote Bags. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play! Preventing Hunger Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan Cambodia India Indonesia Korea, Democratic Republic Lao Myanmar Nepal Pakistan Philippines Sri Lanka Timor-Leste contest films hunger keys keys to solving hunger solve trivia Global Asia Tue, 21 May 2013 08:05:25 +0000 WFP 437442 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Asia "Keys To Solving Hunger" Films Trivia Contest! http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-asia-keys-solving-hunger-films-trivia-contest There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? Each month between April and June 2013, we'll be unveiling a new "key" through a short film - and we want you to discover them with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, we're also giving away some limited edition WFP Moleskine notebooks. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play! Climate Change Nutrition Preventing Hunger Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan Cambodia India Indonesia Korea, Democratic Republic Lao Myanmar Nepal Pakistan Philippines Sri Lanka Timor-Leste Asia contest film hunger keys keys to solving hunger solve solving trivia Global Asia Climate Change Nutrition Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:15:10 +0000 WFP 404383 at http://www.wfp.org Helping our closest neighbour http://www.wfp.org/content/helping-our-closest-neighbour YOUNG KFC store manager, Debbie Forsyth, travelled to East Timor earlier this year to help with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). KFC’s parent company, Yum, is a WFP partner. They run the World Hunger Relief project and every year KFC stores across Australia raise money to fight hunger in a different country.(..)In East Timor, WFP are building school kitchens and providing school children with one meal a day. Hunger in the news Timor-Leste hunger in the news Asia The Young Witness (Australia) Mon, 18 Apr 2011 14:05:18 +0000 WFP 31605 at http://www.wfp.org School Meals in Timor Leste http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/school-meals-timor-leste School Meals Programme is to allow Children to focus on their studies not their stomachs Timor-Leste Local School Meals Tue, 15 Feb 2011 08:54:55 +0000 WFP 30555 at http://www.wfp.org Food Security in East Timor http://www.wfp.org/content/food-security-east-timor In 2002, East Timor became the youngest nations in the world when gained full independence from Indonesia, which invaded the country in 1975. The road had been long and hard and the country remains fragile. Hunger in the news Timor-Leste hunger in the news Asia Reuters Alertnet Mon, 11 Oct 2010 22:00:00 +0000 WFP 28624 at http://www.wfp.org Food plant helps East Timor's malnourished http://www.wfp.org/content/food-processing-plant-help-east-timors-malnourished East Timor's first food processing plant has begun producing blended foods tailored to the nutritional needs of the country. (..) The United Nations' World Food Programme says the Dili plant will cut the cost of distributing fortified foods, create jobs and provide a market for small farmers. The Programme's country director Joan Fleuren says starting the operation in East Timor, one of Asia's poorest countries, was a risky venture. Hunger in the news Timor-Leste hunger in the news ABC Radio Australia Asia Mon, 26 Jul 2010 22:00:00 +0000 WFP 27216 at http://www.wfp.org New Food Plant Pays Nutritional Dividends In Timor-Leste http://www.wfp.org/stories/fortified-food-plant-nutritional-dividends-timor-leste Timor-Leste's first ever food processing plant is now turning out blended foods tailored to the nutritional needs of the poor Southeast Asian nation.  The new plant, set up with crucial input from WFP, will cut the cost of distributing fortified foods, create jobs and provide a market for small farmers. http://www.wfp.org/stories/fortified-food-plant-nutritional-dividends-timor-leste#comments Nutrition Timor-Leste Asia Nutrition Fri, 23 Jul 2010 08:56:17 +0000 Justin Smith 27144 at http://www.wfp.org World Food Programme supports private company in East Timor http://www.wfp.org/content/world-food-programme-supports-private-company-east-timor Private Timorese company Timor Global plans to produce nutritious foodstuffs for pregnant women and infants, with the support of the World Food Programme (WFP), WFP representative Joan Fleuren said in Dili Thursday. Under the name of Timor-Vita, the factory will produce a food supplement, which will be packaged in small quantities to make distribution and storage easier and will be ready to eat. Hunger in the news Timor-Leste hunger in the news Asia MacauHub Fri, 28 May 2010 14:14:15 +0000 WFP 23130 at http://www.wfp.org