• We Go To Bed Hungry So The Children Can Eat, Says Woman In Swaziland

    07/07/2016 — Swaziland

    Emergency relief distributions have begun in Swaziland in response to drought which has resulted in hundreds of thousands of people not having enough to eat.

  • 10 Facts About Hunger In Swaziland

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    01/12/2014 — Swaziland

    Here are ten facts that give the measure of the hunger situation in Swaziland, which faces extremely high human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) rates. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these

  • Swaziland: Nutrition Advice Helps Farmer Win Battle Against AIDS


    26/11/2014 — Swaziland

    Diagnosed as HIV positive in 2011, Sabelo became badly malnourished as he struggled to keep his farm going and feed his family. He seemed to be on a downward spiral. But a combination of antiretrovirals,

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  • 06/07/2016 — Swaziland SHOTLIST (PDF)

    Over 60 Million Affected Globally by El Niño, More at Risk from La Nina Impact (For the Media)

    The recent El Niño weather event, one of the strongest on record, has wound down but its damaging effects on the food security of the most vulnerable continue to increase and will be felt through mid-2017. The food security of at least 60 million people has been affected globally, weighing heavily on WFP operations and responses into next year. Concerns are growing about a La Niña event materializing in the second half of 2016. Although this may eventually bring much-needed rains to some parts of the world late this year, La Niña is forecast to bring drier-than-average conditions that could lead to drought in parts of Eastern Africa, including Somalia and Kenya into 2017. 

  • 28/12/2011 — Swaziland

    'Our chickens are nice - but naughty!'

    School children in Swaziland are learning to farm and look after chickens as part of a programme that also provides their families with food. One of the kids, Sandzisile, says the chickens she looks after are nice, even though they can sometimes be a little hard to handle.

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