Uganda Country content en Making a Song and Dance of P4P in Uganda Purchase for Progress (P4P) focuses on strengthening the capacity of farmers’ organizations (FO) to aggregate and sell commodities to quality buyers, such as WFP. Through partnerships with the government, indigenous and international NGOs, and others, P4P has provided smallholder farmers with the necessary training and equipment to increase their production, improve crop quality and strengthen FO marketing capacity. Uganda Africa Purchase for Progress Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:13:20 +0000 Lydia Wamala 646041 at Russia’s Kamaz Trucks Support WFP Operations In East & Central Africa, Including Uganda TORORO, Uganda –A contribution of 67 KAMAZ trucks, donated by the government of the Russian Federation to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), will assist its distributions and deliveries in Uganda and throughout the East and Central African region. Uganda Africa Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:57:18 +0000 WFP 645768 at Purchase For Progress In Uganda Purchase For Progress In Uganda WFP in Action Purchase for Progress Uganda English Africa Video stories Purchase for Progress Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:39:59 +0000 WFP 645496 at Support From USA, Australia Allows WFP To Resume Full Food Rations For Refugees In Uganda KAMPALA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced that new contributions from the United States and Australia will enable the agency to resume distribution of full-size food rations to all refugees in Uganda. Uganda Africa Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:23:44 +0000 WFP 645412 at World Food Programme Forced To Cut Rations To Some 150,000 Refugees In Uganda KAMPALA – Almost 150,000 refugees living in Uganda are receiving from today reduced rations from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as a result of insufficient funding. Uganda Africa Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:05:38 +0000 WFP 644966 at In Uganda, Helping Farmers Harvest Hope For The Future Almost one third of the local farming production in sub-Saharan Africa is lost every year due to inadequate post-harvest management and household storage. In Uganda, WFP and its partners are combining their efforts to dramatically reduce these losses through a post-harvest loss reduction initiative. Purchase for Progress Uganda Purchase for Progress Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:21:11 +0000 Lydia Wamala 644013 at WFP Supports Savings Schemes For Rural Women In Uganda WFP-supported saving schemes in Uganda are enabling farmers to readily access cash, thereby reducing the likelihood of them having to sell their produce at a lower price to meet their immediate needs. Development Operation (DEV) Purchase for Progress Uganda Local Africa P4P Stories from the field Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:47 +0000 Lydia Wamala 643839 at Emergency Simulation Boosts Ugandan Disaster Preparedness and Response Last month, disaster preparedness and response staff of the Government of Uganda and staff from ten humanitarian agencies participated in a WFP supported simulation exercise to gauge Uganda's readiness to handle a sudden onset of disaster. Responding to Emergencies Uganda Local Africa Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:54:59 +0000 Lydia Wamala 643836 at WFP Provides Critical School Meals Thanks To Support From Japan And Ireland At the request of the Government of Uganda, WFP has been feeding children in schools in Karamoja since the 1980s. Every year, 100,000 children benefit from the school meals programme. WFP is also working with the government, the World Bank, parents and communities to find lasting solutions including home-grown feeding and policy development. Uganda Local School Meals Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:27:29 +0000 WFP 643585 at South Sudan: WFP Delivers Food for Refugees in Uganda Tens of thousands of refugees, mostly women and children, have fled the violence in their native South Sudan and made the long trek to Uganda. Once there, WFP is providing them with life-saving food.  WFP and partners have so far provided food for more than 100,000 people displaced by the violence in South Sudan, and we are reaching more people every day despite continued fighting.  Uganda Local Africa Video stories Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:49:39 +0000 WFP 643437 at