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Nutrition
10 October 2013

Malawi’s First National School Health And Nutrition Policy

WFP and the Government of Malawi have developed the country's first national school meals policy. This policy will provide the first overall framework for sustainable, coordinated and comprehensive health and nutrition programmes in Malawi’s schools.

School Meals
9 October 2013

Honduras: Ficohsa Foundation Delivers Recognition to WFP

The Ficohsa Foundation for children education celebrated their 15 years of success. Accompanying them in the celebrations were the institutions and people who have contributed significantly to help reach great achievements in preschool education.

Climate Change
9 October 2013

Honduras: WFP Supports the Institutional Strengthening of ICF

WFP Representative, Pasqualina Di Sirio, met with the Ministry Director of the Forest Conservation Institute (IFC), José Trinidad Suazo Bulnes, in order to strengthen the actions that IFC and WFP are developing together, through their Agro-Forestry and Climate Change Resilience Programme.

9 October 2013

Quinoa Recipe Presentation by the First Lady in Peru

On September 3, 2013, WFP participated in an event organized by PROMPERU.  The First Lady of the Nation and FAO's Special Ambassador, Nadine Heredia, introduced a quinua recipe book in the House of Peruvian Gastronomy. Her mission and the mission of the participants are to promote consumption, improve food security, and reduce malnutrition in Peruvian families.

Cash and Vouchers
9 October 2013

Haiti: "Kore Lavi," Reaching Those Most in Need

The World Food Programme (WFP), the Cooperative For American Relief EveryWhere (CARE) and Action Contre la Faim (ACF) have launched a new food safety net and nutrition program funded by USAID. 'Kore Lavi' will cover 23 provinces across 5 regions in Haiti over the next four years and aims to support the Haitian government to improve access to locally produced food for the most vulnerable families in Haiti.

Cash and Vouchers
9 October 2013

Putting Fresh Food in the Hands of Somali Refugees

WFP has introduced Fresh Food Vouchers for pregnant and nursing mothers in Dadaab refugee camp in northeastern Kenya. Through this pilot project, mothers receive vouchers to buy fresh food such as meat, fruit and vegetables, which are not part of the usual WFP food basket.

Cash and Vouchers
7 October 2013

In Somalia, Vouchers For Assets Empower Somalis And Create Ownership

In Somalia, the World Food Programme is shifting its focus from providing emergency responses to enabling vulnerable Somalis to improve their ability to deal with shocks. WFP helps people create communal assets, such as roads, and also provides training so that Somalis are better able to withstand future droughts and floods.    

Cash and Vouchers
7 October 2013

In South Sudan, Cash Transfers Offer Returnees Dignity And Choice

Since South Sudan gained independence in 2011, thousands of its people have returned from Sudan to their homeland. The World FoodProgramme is easing these families’ reintegration by providing food assistance and cash transfers. 

Nutrition
5 October 2013

Bolivia: "WFP No Longer Gives Us the Fish, It Teaches Us How to Fish"

WFP is implementing an innovative and sustainable School Feeding management model that also supports the local economy. Thanks to this model, which places the school and the school meals at the center, the local community is receiving benefits. The key actors are the municipal authorities, the small farmers associations, parents, teachers, school children and WFP staff.

Responding to Emergencies
4 October 2013

Guatemala: WFP Assists 7,000 People After River Floods Homes

WFP is providing emergency assistance to 1,472 families from Nueva Concepción, in the department of Escuintla, after the Coyolate River flooded their houses, destroyed their crops and also blocked road access.

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