Gambia

Stories

  • School meals just got better in The Gambia

    23/12/2016 — Gambia

    Through the assistance of the European Union, WFP is promoting a pilot cash-based transfer in 24 schools across the Gambia through the Community and caterer cash transfer models to improve community participation and ownership. Food

  • Schools meals - a step towards zero hunger in The Gambia

    07/04/2016 — Gambia

    School meals are a lifeline for more than 100,000 vulnerable children and their families across The Gambia. The European Union (E.U.) is one of the biggest supporters of WFP's school meals programme across the country.

  • Cash Transfers in The Gambia Build Community Resilience

    10/06/2015 — Gambia

    With support from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO), WFP is able to provide cash transfers to over 2,000 vulnerable and food insecure families in The Gambia, ensuring that they have enough nutritious food. 

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Publications

  • Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017

    Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017
    The field book outlines the main risks for staff engaged in mobile data collection and helps promote responsible data collection/storage/sharing in the very complex environment...
  • 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...
  • West and Central Africa - Markets Update, 2017

    Highlights: 10% increase in cereal production compared to last year confirmed in West Africa. Third consecutive year of favourable production conditions. Restrictive exchange rates development of regional...

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