Cape Verde


  • Goodbye To Cesaria Evora - A Personal Tribute

    Cesaria evora

    20/12/2011 — Cape Verde

    'The first time I ever heard Cesaria Evora's voice was in a shopping mall,' recalls Bettina Luescher, WFP's chief spokesperson for North America, in a personal tribute to the late Cape Verdean singer who, as

  • WFP Prepares Countries for Large-Scale Disasters, One Pandemic at a Time

    P2RX Senegal Task Force

    27/07/2011 — Cape Verde

    Pandemics and large-scale disasters pose specific challenges to humanitarian emergency operations, especially in urban areas. Through a recent one-week pandemic simulation, WFP aimed to prepare countries in West Africa to face these challenges so that they can better

  • Home-Grown Hunger Solutions Deliver Results

    P4P Malawi

    14/10/2010 — Cape Verde

    Ghana, Guatemala, Bangladesh and Cape Verde are just a few of the countries where national governments, working with WFP and others, are taking effective steps to fight hunger themselves. WFP is marking World Food Day

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  • 18/12/2011 — Cape Verde

    Cesaria Evora - Mar de Canal

    Cesaria Évora, the popular Cape Verdean singer who died this weekend, was also a WFP Ambassador Against Hunger. She took on the role in 2003 and dedicated one of the songs on her album “Mar de Canal” to WFP's work fighting hunger. This is the video of that song. Cesaria also gave a concert in Rome to support WFP's programmes to provide free school meals to hungry children around the world.

  • 03/09/2010 — Cape Verde

    Vera Goes To School

    In 1990, as a seven-year-old school girl in Cape Verde, Vera Tavares started receiving WFP school meals. Those meals kept her in school where she studied and finished her education. She now works for the ministry of education. Against the old images of the seven-year-old Vera, we hear the Vera of today talking about how school meals changed her life.

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    This Joint Approach for Nutrition and Food Security Assessment (JANFSA) guidance is designed for professionals and organizations intending to carry out integrated nutrition and food...
  • 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. ...
  • Gender - Guidelines: Gender and Food Security Analysis

    Gender - Guidelines: Gender and Food Security Analysis
    The VAM gender analysis standards support staff engaged in food security and nutrition analysis in their role to provide information necessary to design, implement and...
  • 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...

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