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Strengthening Government Safety Nets

 Safety nets are crucial to the poor. Of the 47 million who are poor in Bangladesh, half are uncovered by safety nets that address food security. WFP is pioneering some of the most innovative...

Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition

Under-nutrition is a major public health and economic challenge in Bangladesh. WFP is working with the government to improve the nutrition status of women and children. Efforts are focused on the...

School Feeding

No child should attend school hungry. The School Feeding Programme provides a nourishing mid-morning snack to 1.1 million pre-primary and primary school students across Bangladesh, creating a strong...

P4P Training Manual for Improving Grain Postharvest Handling and Storage

The materials in this manual serve as a basic tool for different levels of PHHS trainers working in different contexts and with different end users, with the objective of improving the quality of...

P4P Annual Review 2011 Report

WFP staff and partners gathered at the headquarters of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome, Italy for the third global Purchase for Progress (P4P) Annual Review to...

Gaza in 2020 – A liveable place ?

By the year 2020 the population of Gaza will increase to around 2.1 million, from an estimated 1.6 million people today. The substantial population growth rate will thus add some 500,000 people to a...

Monthly Food Price and Food Security Bulletin - Kyrgyz Republic, August 2012

The purpose of this monthly update is to provide near to real time insights into the rapidly changing food security environment, particularly food price and its impact at the household level.  ...

The International Rise in Maize and Wheat Prices and its Potential Impact on Food Security in West Africa, August 2012

Atypical drought conditions in the US causes wheat, maize and soya prices to soar (figure 1). According to data record-ed by the World Bank in July 2012, wheat increased by 50%, maize by 45% and soya...

Cambodia - Identification of Poor Households: IDPoor Atlas, August 2012

WFP partnered with the Identification of Poor Households (IDPoor) Programme at the Ministry of Planning of the Royal Government of Cambodia to produce the IDPoor Atlas, a tool for service providers...

Assistance to Refugees and Persons Affected by Colombian Conflict - Ecuador

To diffuse tensions between refugees and Ecuadorian communities and promote integration in both urban and rural areas, WFP supports the food and nutrition security of refugees and Ecuadorians, in...