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1 March 2016

FamilyChef: Sangrecita From Peru

Welcome to FamilyChef, the recipe series of the World Food Programme (WFP).   Iron-rich sangrecita, quick and easy to prepare, is ideal for anyone suffering from anaemia. 

Cash and Vouchers
1 March 2016

WFP Supports Afghanistan’s Most Vulnerable People Through Difficult Winter

Across Afghanistan, WFP is using cash-based transfers and has pre-positioned vital supplies to ensure that those who need it most have food during the winter months.

School Meals
1 March 2016

Philippines: School Meals Bring Maguindanao Community Together

In a remote town in Upi, Maguindanao, parents, teachers, and local government leaders are working together to ensure that their children get the right food at the right time through the World Food Programme's (WFP) school meals project.

Cash and Vouchers
1 March 2016

Philippines: A Mother’s Vegetable Garden Gives Her Hope and Strength

When the Municipality of Tangcal partnered with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide alternative livelihood for their community, Sohra decided to participate so she could provide much-needed food for her family.

29 February 2016

Celebrating Africa Day Of School Meals

School meals provide a critical safety net, encouraging more regular attendance at school and contributing to children’s protection in emergencies. They are also a key long-term investment in millions of people’s futures, local economies and in reducing hunger across the globe. WFP is joining with the African Union to celebrate the first Africa Day Of School Feeding on March 1, 2016. In Africa in 2014, more than 10 million children in 41 countries benefited from WFP school meals. Here are six examples of the work WFP does in the field. 

School Meals
29 February 2016

In Kenya’s Low-Income Settlements, A Hot Lunch Uplifts Education

In Nairobi’s informal settlements, WFP is providing a hot lunch to around 82,000 pupils in 92 schools. School meals provide a critical safety net, encouraging more regular attendance at school and improving the enrolment and transition to higher education. School meals are a key investment in millions of people’s futures and they also boost the local economies. WFP's Martin Karimi explains.

School Meals
29 February 2016

In Kenya’s Arid Lands, WFP Hands Over School Meals To The Government

The World Food Programme and the Government of Kenya are providing school meals to 1.5 million children every school day. These are children drawn from some of the most food insecure places - arid or semi-arid lands, and the informal settlements around Nairobi. WFP is gradually handing over its school meals programmes to the national home-grown school meals initiative, writes WFP's Martin Karimi.

Focus on Women
28 February 2016

Combining education and provision of nutritious food to tackle malnutrition in Burkina Faso

It is warm and dusty in Diépergou, a village located about 15 kilometers from Bogandé in the eastern region of Burkina Faso. Habibata Thiombiano is nursing Youmanli, her 10-month old daughter, in the family courtyard. “I’m 45-years-old and Youmanli is my eighth child. If you had come here five months ago, you would have seen my daughter in a different state. She would nurse at night, but when she didn’t get enough milk, she would cry and cry, and I wasn’t able to get any sleep. She started to have diarrhea and lose so much weight that we started to lose hope," says Habibata.

School Meals
24 February 2016

WFP Haiti receives visit from the US Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator

On February 18th, 2016, WFP Haiti was pleased to host a visit from the United States Department of Agriculture including Mr. Phil Karsting, the Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service, as well as clerks of the United States Senate. The United States Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti, Peter F. Mulrean, also attended the visit to the National School of Ganthier, a town right outside of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince.

Purchase for Progress
24 February 2016

Radio Days In Afghanistan

Getting accurate and reliable market information has always been challenging for farmers living in Afghanistan’s remote rural areas. But a community-based radio is now playing a role in filling the information gap, reducing transaction costs and increasing farmers’ incomes.

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