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  • How Farmers in Kenya Are Beating The Effects of Drought

    Christine Nthenya Mutua

    07/03/2017 — Food for Assets

    As the effects of drought continue stifling crop and livestock production across Kenya, some farmers in the worse affected areas have managed to beat this scourge. Having adopted small-scale dryland farming technologies, these farmers are

  • Herders In Kenya Expand Livelihoods To Cope With Drought

    Kenya Drought FFA Isiolo

    15/02/2017 — Food for Assets

    WFP is helping 650,000 food-insecure people living in the arid and semi-arid lands build resilience to drought. Together with partners, WFP is helping these families to build rural productive assets while transferring new production skills and

  • In South Sudan, FAO and WFP help Bahr el-Gazal farmers increase their resilience

     Abung Koch South Sudan

    10/02/2017 — Food for Assets

    A joint programme by the World Food Programme (WFP), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and their partners is supporting vulnerable community members receive financial compensation in exchange for work to construct infrastructure such as

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  • 26/08/2014 — Food for Assets

    Philippines: The Fish Pen That Changed Lives

    WFP Philippines and the European Union are working together to help displaced communities in Central Mindanao by providing livelihood opportunities and training that aim to boost their earning potential and enhance their livelihood's resilience.

  • 22/08/2014 — Food for Assets

    Guatemala: A Story of Resilience

    In the 1990s, WFP worked with the Government of Guatemala to support the most vulnerable and food-insecure communities through Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) programmes. Today, almost 20 years later, these communities are considered resilient. They have improved their overall food security and withstood major climatic shocks such as recent hurricanes Mitch and Stan. 

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Publications

  • 2016 in Review - WFP-EU Partnership

    2016 in Review -  WFP-EU Partnership
    As the WFP and European Union continue to work closely together towards Zero Hunger, changing lives, investing in futures, and leaving no one behind are...
  • Fact Sheets & Infographics

    2016 - Food Assistance for Assets

    Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of WFP’s flagship initiatives aimed at addressing the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, vouchers...
  • Fact Sheets & Infographics

    WFP Kenya Factsheet - Asset Creation

    WFP Kenya Factsheet - Asset Creation
    WFP’s resilience programme focuses on re-establishing livelihoods, food security and nutrition, following shocks for the most food-insecure communities in the arid and semi-arid lands. The...
  • A Decentralized Evaluation of WFP's Asset Creation Programme in Mali

    A Decentralized Evaluation of WFP's Asset Creation Programme in Mali
    The decentralized evaluation has been commissioned by the WFP Mali Country Office and covers its Food for Assets (FFA) programme during the 2013-2015 period. It was...

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