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Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
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10 August 2018

WFP celebrated breastfeeding week in Tajikistan

KULOB – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) held today a special event to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week to highlight the importance of breastfeeding as key to children’s survival, nutrition and early development.

18 July 2018

WFP supports the Tajik government in emergency preparedness and response

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) held today a ceremony to mark the handover of technical equipment to strengthen the government’s capacity to monitor disaster-prone areas and create situational maps to improve search and rescue operations during emergencies. 

5 July 2018

WFP is paving the way to a new strategic plan to fight hunger in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme has launched a process that seeks to improve food security and nutrition across Tajikistan as part of a five-year Country Strategic Plan (CSP). The plan will support Tajikistan’s efforts to achieve Zero Hunger by 2024.

Climate Change
6 March 2018

Green Climate Fund Approves WFP-led project for climate change adaptation in Tajikistan

Songdo, Republic of Korea – The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a new climate change adaptation project for Tajikistan, which was developed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the government. The initiative is designed to help mountain communities to cope with the impact of climate change on their incomes and food security. 

23 February 2018

WFP supports Emergency Preparadness and Response in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has completed a week of training for the Information Management and Analytical Centre (IMAC) staff of Tajikistan’s Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defence. 

Responding to Emergencies
29 January 2018

The U.S. Government And the World Food Programme Partner To Defeat Malnutrition In Tajikistan

KHATLON PROVINCE, TAJIKISTAN – Staff from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) joined United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Deputy Country Director Mariko Kawabata in a visit to Balkhi district in Khatlon to review the progress of the recently launched project for the prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition in Tajikistan. The group visited a project-supported rural health center and spoke with healthcare professionals and patients receiving support.

19 December 2017

WFP Supports Tajikistan Emergency Preparedness And Response

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working closely with the Government of Tajikistan so it is better prepared for disasters and the impact of a changing climate. 

4 December 2017

WFP INTRODUCES ITS FIRST CASH ASSISTANCE IN TAJIKISTAN

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has joined forces with microfinance provider IMON International (MDO IMON) and the local cooperating partners to launch its first cash assistance project in Tajikistan.

 

26 October 2017

WFP PRESENTS EQUIPMENT TO TAJIK GOVERNMENT TO HELP WITH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

Dushanbe – A ceremony has been held to mark the handover by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) of the Information Technology (IT) equipment to strengthen the capacity of Tajikistan’s Information Management and Analytical Centre (IMAC). The equipment, worth US$22,000, was purchased using funding from the Government of the Russian Federation.

17 October 2017

UNITED NATIONS AGENCIES CELEBRATE WORLD FOOD DAY WITH EMPHASIS ON FOOD SECURITY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Nurek – A special event to celebrate World Food Day has been held here by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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