Bangladesh

Stories

  • Sharing Humanity: Hafiza’s Story

    WHD Bangladesh

    16/08/2016 — Bangladesh

    Hafiza Khan knows first-hand what it’s like to experience the aftermath of a super cyclone. To mark World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, Hafiza and other World Food Programme team members are sharing their stories about

  • Protecting Fragile Development Gains in Bangladesh: Emergency Food for Ultra-Poor Women

    23/06/2016 — Bangladesh

    When Cyclone Roanu hit southern Bangladesh in May it not only endangered poor people’s immediate access to food, but also threatened to derail efforts to help particularly vulnerable women leave extreme poverty behind.

  • 10 Ways to Stay Fit and Healthy During Ramadan

    09/06/2016 — Bangladesh

    It is important that staff maintain healthy, nutritious eating habits when observing Ramadan. Muslims worldwide are observing Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, as a month of fasting.

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  • 08/03/2016 — Bangladesh

    Cash Assistance In Bangladesh

    Climate change often impacts the poorest people the most. Last summer, nearly 2 million people in southeastern Bangladesh were affected by flooding and landslides. With the support of DFID, WFP was able to reach more than 185,000 people with emergency food assistance and provide cash assistance to 35,000 affected people.

  • 15/03/2012 — Bangladesh

    Bangladesh: bringing education to working children

    For poor children living in urban slums, school is often a luxury. In Bangladesh, more than three in ten children of primary school age do not go to school. To improve this situation, WFP provided micronutrient fortified biscuits as an incentive to get and keep children in schools and UNICEF worked to strengthen the quality of education: all in partnership with the Government of Bangladesh.    

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Publications

  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...
  • Market Analysis Guidelines

    Market Analysis Guidelines
    Markets play a paramount role in enhancing people's livelihoods and promoting food security. WFP tailored a food security framework  having markets as one of the...
  • Collecting Prices for Food Security Programming: The how and why of price data collection at WFP, March 2017

    Collecting Prices for Food Security Programming: The how and why of price data collection at WFP, March 2017
    As a contribution towards standardizing price data collection, this paper aims to explore the core issues related to setting up a price monitoring system, also...

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