• R4 Insurance Initiative Triggers Payouts to Farmers Affected by El Niño

    09/06/2016 — Senegal

    "We sow, and if the rains don’t come, the insurance allows us to still feed our children" – Aissata, a farmer in Medina Diakha, Senegal.

  • 10 Things You Need To Know About El Niño


    18/08/2015 — Senegal

    Here are ten things to know about El Niño, the atmospheric event that threatens to complicate the food security situation in various countries across three continents. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing

  • Senegal: Building Sustainable School Meal Programmes

    06/05/2015 — Senegal

    On April 30, Ouadiour, a village in the Fatick region of Senegal, hosted the official launch of the World Food Programme's new initiative, "School Canteen via Cash Vouchers" which is spreading to six new regions

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  • 15/04/2013 — Senegal

    Families In Senegal Learn To Live With A Changing Climate

    Climate change is a daily reality for communities in northern Senegal where patchy rainfall, rising sea levels and an encroaching desert are a constant threat. WFP Spokesperson Greg Barrow recently traveled to the region to learn about some of the innovative solutions helping them to adapt.

  • 15/09/2011 — Senegal

    Hungry Planet: Episode 8

    In the 8th episode of Hungry Planet we see how the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is struggling to feed its population after failed harvests and flooding; how a water project is creating jobs in Moldova, Europe's poorest country; and how acacia trees are providing a welcome boost to one community and helping stop desertification in Africa's dry Sahel region.

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