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A Regional View of Wheat Markets and Food Security in Central Asia: With a Focus on Afghanistan and Tajikistan, July 2011

This paper reviews wheat market dynamics in the Central Asia region. As a region whose countries experience perennial food deficits, trade plays a central role in ensuring adequate food availability...

School Meals Fact Sheet

The WFP School Meals Programme supports the Government of Lao PDR in assisting primary school children in communities in Phongsaly, Luangnamtha, Oudomxay, Saravane, Sekong and Attapeu. School meals...

Mother and Child Health and Nutrition Fact Sheet

The WFP-supported Mother and Child Health and Nutrition project aims to prevent stunting in children under two years and to support pregnant and lactating women so they use health facilities more...

Occasional Paper 24 - Food Insecurity and Violent Conflict: Causes, Consequences, and Addressing the Challenges

This paper provides an overview of the link between food insecurity and violent conflict, addressing both traditional and emerging threats to security and political stability. It discusses the...

P4P Writeshop - Experience of P4P Capacity Building and Procurement from Farmer Organisations

One of the key deliverables of P4P is to document, publish and share lessons and best practices arising across the pilot countries with governments and other stakeholders. In six countries, fieldwork...

Libya - United Nations Security and Humanitarian Access Mission: Wazin - Nalut - Jadu - Zintan, July 2011

This report outlines key observations and recommendations of the United Nations Inter-Agency Security and Humanitarian Access Mission to the Nafusa Mountains of Libya. Given the limited time in each...

Fact Sheets 2011 - Mali

WFP has been active in Mali since 1964. WFP supports vulnerable people in the Western Sahel and Northern regions to preserve livelihoods and to cope with droughts and other natural disasters....

Madagascar - Food Security Monitoring System, 2011

Madagascar - Food Security Monitoring System, 2011

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Follow-up Emergency Food Security Assessment, June 2011

A follow-up assessment was carried out by WFP in cooperation with CARE Laos and World Vision in late January 2011. The main objective was to identify the number of people in need of food assistance...

Lesotho - Food Security Monitoring System Quarterly Bulletin, 2011

This bulletin is being piloted  to summarise the various  issues related to food security in Lesotho in order to present a concise update on a quarterly basis. Information comes from...