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Malawi - Food Assistance for Refugees

Malawi has been experiencing a steady influx of refugees as a result of civil conflicts and political instability throughout Africa. Most refugees in Malawi are from the Great Lakes region. The...

Nicaragua - Impacto de la crisis economica global: Estudio de seguimiento, Marzo 2010

This case study is conducted to provide an update on the effects of the global economic crisis in Nicaragua, as a follow-up of the rapid assessment undertaken in March 2009. It aims at...

Evaluation of WFP Country Programme 10418.0 Ghana (2006-2009)

In a changing environment, WFP’s support to basic education is well in line with government policies and has helped increase the number of children going through school. The Take-Home Rations...

Malawi - School Meals Programme - May 2010

WFP' s support to school meals in Malawi began in 1999 on request from the Government of Malawi. Subsequently, WFP implemented a pilot project targeting 23,000 pupils in 24 schools in Dedza District...

Armenia - Impacts of the Global Financial Crisis: Follow-up Study, March 2010

This case study is conducted to provide an update on the effects of the global economic crisis in Armenia, as a follow-up of the rapid assessment undertaken in April 2009. It aims at...

Sudan - Emergency Food Security Assessment: Blue Nile State, May 2010

Following what was widely perceived as a poor rainy season in parts of Sudan and the wider region, the Food Security and Livelihood working group of Blue Nile state requested that the World Food...

Lao PDR - Emergency Food Security Assessment: Follow-Up Rapid Assessment: Northern Laos, May 2010

The rapid assessment identified urgent needs for Food for Relief (FFR) assistance in Bokeo, and in a limited number of villages in the east of Houaphan.

Lao PDR - Post-Typhoon Ketsana Rapid Assessment: Southern Laos, May 2010

This reports main objective is to evaluate developments in the food security context of Ketsana-affected provinces in southern Laos that have occurred between November 2009 - March 2010.

Evaluation of WFP Timor-Leste PRRO 10388.1 Assistance to Vulnerable Populations

The PRRO modality was largely relevant to the changing context of Timor-Leste, which though recovering from conflict is moving towards development. Timor-Leste is a fragile state where food security...

Occasional Paper 22 - Ability and Readiness of Nations to Reduce Hunger: Analyzing Economic and Governance Capacities for Hunger Reduction - G. Diriba

This study articulates countries’ ability and readiness to reduce hunger and to lay the foundation for engagement with host governments by identifying important capacity-development and hand-...