Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
BISSAU – The Government of Guinea-Bissau, supported by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), is today lanching a comprehensive study into the impact of child undernutrition on Guinea-Bissau’s social life and economic performance.
YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a US$21.6 million cash contribution from the Government of Japan to provide vital food and nutrition assistance to the most vulnerable people in 11 countries, with 90 percent of the contribution going to 10 African nations.
Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a donation of 59 metric tons of dates from Saudi Arabia worth more than US$ 233,000 to support vulnerable people in Guinea-Bissau.
BISSAU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun moving around a million books to almost 1,000 Guinea-Bissau schools on behalf of the UN children’s agency, UNICEF.
Bissau – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has today announced a renewed commitment to raising levels of nutrition and increasing access to education in Guinea-Bissau. It has extended its post-conflict relief and recovery operation through the end of 2011 at a cost of US$8 million.
FAO has called for a renewed commitment to guarantee the right to food for the world's hundreds of millions of hungry people.