Dominican Republic

Stories

  • 7 Unconventional Ways To Fight Hunger In Latin America

    7 Unconventional Ways to Fight Hunger

    29/06/2015 — Dominican Republic

    In this ever-evolving environment, creativity and innovation are key to changing the world. Committed to eliminating hunger within our lifetimes, the World Food Programme (WFP) continuously strives to innovate and seek out creative ideas to

  • LAC Regional Bureau's Humanitarian Hero

    LAC Regional Bureau's Humanitarian Hero

    15/08/2014 — Dominican Republic

    Panamanian national, Leica Cousins, has been working in the humanitarian sector for more than 10 years, the majority of which have been with WFP at the Regional Bureau in Panama City, Panama.

  • Dominican Republic: WFP’s Work with HIV Vulnerable Population

    DR HIV

    23/01/2014 — Dominican Republic

    I was part of a WFP mission visiting Batey Consuelo in La Romana province which is located in the East of the country conducting focus groups and imparting nutrition and healthy cooking workshops with the

Photos (117)

Videos(2)

  • 12/06/2012 — Dominican Republic

    Providing nutrition in the Dominican Republic

    At a nutrition centre in the Dominican Republic, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin discusses the importance of combatting anemia, a form of malnutrition that can impact the growth and development of small children for the rest of their lives.

  • 08/11/2007 — Dominican Republic SHOTLIST (PDF)

    Dominican Republic floods

    WFP is taking swift action to assist people in the Caribbean affect by recent floods. Tens of thousands of people in Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic need help after Tropical Storm "Noel" tore its way across the region. Watch footage from the Dominican Republic. Fed on EVN at 16:00 GMT 08-NOV-2007.    

For broadcast quality footage, please send us an email at video@wfp.org.

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...

Media Contacts

WFP has a team of spokespeople all over the world who are on stand-by 24 hours a day to answer media inquiries.

View Media Contacts