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School Meals
9 September 2016

FamilyChef: Haitian Touffé de Legumes

Welcome to FamilyChef, the recipe series of the World Food Programme (WFP). Touffé de legumes, a vegetable stew, is a Haitian classic, served by WFP to school children as part of its school meals programme.

Preventing Hunger
8 September 2016

Farmers in Liberia are transforming their communities to reach zero hunger

In rural Liberia, thanks to the support of the Government of Japan, WFP and its partners, hundreds of farmers have transformed swamplands into lush rice fields and created gardens heavily laden with vegetables.

Cash and Vouchers
8 September 2016

Technology makes life easier for Malian refugees in Niger

Since the introduction of cash vouchers in 2013, WFP and UNHCR have been looking for a way to build a simpler, more innovative, secure and flexible mechanism that would respond to the needs of Malian refugees in Mangaize refugee camp. In August, this became a reality as the two agencies introduced the new e-Voucher system that will benefit thousands of refugees located in one of Niger’s harshest regions.

6 September 2016

In Tanzania, Farmers Reap Big Rewards with Patient Procurement Platform

The sun has barely peaked over the far off horizon, but Juliana Magulu is already awake and making tea before heading out to feed the chickens. There’s no rain this time of the year in Ukomora, a village tucked in the rolling countryside of Njombe region, some 700 kilometres south-west of Tanzania’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam.

Purchase for Progress
2 September 2016

Improving Nutrition with Fortified Flour in Afghanistan

Tucked away on an industrial estate in the urban area of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, the Bakhtar Flour Mill may seem an unlikely location for a project that not only supports smallholder farmers, but also helps to improve the nutrition of hundreds of thousands of Afghans. 

School Meals
1 September 2016

Strengthened partnership, more yogurt-based school meals in Burkina Faso

The Ministry of Education and Literacy and the World Food Programme (WFP) are committed to promote the Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) model in Burkina Faso's schools with the financial support of Canada, Luxembourg and the Cartier Foundation. This partnership will strengthen WFP's capacity to provide school meals based on locally grown food to schoolchildren across the Sahel region. Kossam Saye Seno (KSS), a group of women farmers in Dori, the Sahel region's capital, partners with WFP to reach Zero Hunger in Burkina Faso by supplying local yogurt to nearly 3,000 schoolchildren.

School Meals
31 August 2016

Promoting School Gardens in Nicaragua

I never imagined that my colleague, Adolfo Reyes, head of the Bilwi Office, located on the Northern coast of Nicaragua, would grab a machete and gardening tools to “complement” his work with WFP. But he did just that, to prep the land for gardening right next to the WFP Office.

30 August 2016

Safe stoves infographic

Cash and Vouchers
30 August 2016

Philippines: Building Bridges To A Better Life

In a village affected by conflict in Mindanao, in the Philippines, a bridge-building project supported by the Canadian Government is helping local people rebuild their lives and improve food security.

29 August 2016

10 Facts About the Cost of Hunger in Ghana

The Cost of Hunger in Africa study – so far conducted in 12 countries across Africa – shows the social and economic impact of undernutrition among children under 5, and its cost on these countries’ economies. Here we look at 10 things to know about the cost of hunger in Ghana. 


Fighting Hunger Worldwide