Afghanistan

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  • Improving Nutrition with Fortified Flour in Afghanistan

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    02/09/2016 — Afghanistan

    Tucked away on an industrial estate in the urban area of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, the Bakhtar Flour Mill may seem an unlikely location for a project that not only supports smallholder farmers, but also helps

  • Helping Returnees Rebuild Their Lives

    17/08/2016 — Afghanistan

    In the remote district of Deh Sabz in the central highlands, locals are eagerly awaiting the completion of a new village access road that will enable children to get to school faster and improve access

  • Sharing Humanity: Wahida's Story

    Sharing Humanity: Wahida

    12/08/2016 — Afghanistan

    Being a humanitarian in Afghanistan isn’t an easy job, especially for a woman. Wahida Azizi shares her story about working to end hunger in her country, the third in our series featuring WFP workers in

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  • 21/04/2017 — Afghanistan

    WFP in Emergency Assistance to Afghanistan’s Returnees

    As Afghanistan struggles with growing numbers of returnees from Pakistan and people displaced internally by conflict, the World Food Programme has launched a nine-month operation to provide emergency food and cash. Since July  the number of returning refugees – some with identity papers, others without – has increased dramatically: thousands are now crossing the border every day at the main entry point of Torkham, in eastern Afghanistan. Overall, more than one million people are forecast to be on the move across the country by the end of the year. 

  • 23/01/2015 — Afghanistan

    WFP Ships ‘Biscuit Factory In A Box' From Italy To Afghanistan

    How can a biscuit factory, shipped from Italy in seven containers, positively change lives in Afghanistan? Watch to find out! Text transcript of this video 

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