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Benin, Niger and Nigeria - Markets, Prices, Food Situation and Prospects: Based on a CILSS/FAO/FEWSNET/SIMA/WFP Joint Market Assessment Mission, April 2008

A joint CILSS/FAO/FEWSNET/SIMA/WFP Market Assessment Mission visited key cereal markets in Benin, Niger and Nigeria from 13 February to 9 March 2008 to assess the current stock and price levels as...

Sri Lanka - Rapid Assessment in Welioya, Anuradhapura, April 2008

In April 2008 , the Government and the WFP carried out this joint rapid assessment to determine the food security situation of the conflict-affected population in the district of Anhuradaphura, to...

Myanmar - Food Security Profiling Report: Kokang Special Region, April 2008

This Report summarizes the findings of the Food Security Profiling assessment carried out in Myanmar (Kokang) in April 2008. During the premonsoon period April 2008, 271 household, in 27 villages in...

Guidelines for HIV/AIDS interventions in emergency settings

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) is issuing Guidelines for HIV/AIDS interventions in Emergency Settings to help individuals and organizations in their efforts to address the special needs...

Food Assistance Programming in the Context of HIV: Ration Design Guide

WFP supports multiple types of activities that aim to mitigate, prevent, and treat HIV. Given the relatively new nature of many of these programmes, one of the most frequently asked questions is “...

Getting Started: Programming Food Assistance for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Getting Started: Programming Food Assistance for Orphans and Vulnerable Children aims to provide comprehensive guidance and direction (often to other resources) for World Food Programme (WFP) field...

Cost of Nutritional Support for HIV/AIDS Projects: What Would it Cost?

WFP and UNAIDS believe that nutritional support is a vital component of all HIV and AIDS interventions.

Expanded version: HIV, Food Security and Nutrition

Often neglected, food security1 and nutrition2 are critical for individuals, households and communities affected by HIV. Lack of food security and poor nutritional status may hasten progression to...