Uganda Country content en United States Contributes US$9 Million To WFP To Support Refugees In Uganda KAMPALA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$9 million from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide food assistance for more than 320,000 refugees living in Uganda. Uganda Africa Tue, 06 Oct 2015 07:00:18 +0000 WFP 648053 at 10 Facts About Hunger Here are ten things to know to understand the global food and nutrition situation. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. 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Chad Djibouti El Salvador Eritrea Ethiopia Guatemala Haiti Honduras India Indonesia Kenya Malawi Mauritania Nicaragua Niger Pakistan Philippines Senegal Somalia South Sudan Sudan Uganda Zimbabwe Global Africa Americas Asia Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:50:03 +0000 WFP 647604 at Thousands Of Refugees And Host Community Farmers Set To Benefit As OPM, UNHCR And WFP Sign Landmark Self-Reliance Agreement KAMPALA – Refugees and members of host communities are set to benefit after a landmark deal was signed between the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) that will bring greater economic prosperity and enhanced self-reliance to thousands of farmers. Uganda Africa Wed, 12 Aug 2015 13:27:23 +0000 WFP 647575 at Harvesting Water To Build Community Resilience In Karamoja In Uganda’s poorest region, Karamoja, the World Food Programme (WFP), along with partners including local leaders and non-governmental organisations, is using funding from the United Kingdom, to help communities access something they consider more precious than gold – water. Climate Change Disaster Risk Reduction Uganda Local Africa Livelihoods Fri, 10 Jul 2015 11:30:26 +0000 Lydia Wamala 646927 at Making Life A Bit Sweeter In Uganda Climate change puts people's lives at risk and traps poor households into food insecurity and poverty. When climate disasters strike, the situation of already vulnerable people can quickly deteriorate into a food and nutrition crisis. Climate Change Uganda Local Africa Livelihoods Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:02:15 +0000 Lydia Wamala 647088 at Irish Aid Enables WFP to Assist School Children in Uganda In Uganda’s extremely impoverished Karamoja region, Irish Aid is enabling WFP to reach all school children with at least one meal daily. School meals are critical in supporting the government’s education objectives and in assisting the region to achieve resilience against hunger. Uganda Local Fri, 12 Jun 2015 09:39:53 +0000 WFP 646785 at WFP Investment In Ugandan Smallholder Farmers Shows Results KAMPALA – Investments by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to improve the agricultural practices and business potential of smallholder farmers in Uganda are showing impressive results, the organization said today. Uganda Africa Mon, 08 Jun 2015 07:59:24 +0000 WFP 646663 at 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. 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