News Releases

Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.

19 September 2016

WFP Lauds Establishment Of First Provincial Logistics Cluster In Indonesia

YOGYAKARTA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed the official establishment of the first-ever provincial logistics cluster in Indonesia by the Governor of Yogyakarta.

Corporate Publication
8 July 2015

New Atlas Charts Indonesia’s Food Security Progress

JAKARTA – Indonesia has made significant improvements in food security in the last decade, according to a new Food Security and Vulnerability Atlas published by the government and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).*

28 August 2014

Mount Sinabung Disaster Response Experts Discuss Improvements For Emergency Operations

MEDAN – The experience of emergency responders during the recent eruptions of Mount Sinabung volcano will help experts to better plan assistance for other potential disasters, such as Mount Slamet, high-level government officials and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday.

School Meals
16 August 2013

WFP And Local Government Celebrate Indonesia Independence Day With School Meals Cooking Contest

KUPANG, NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR, INDONESIA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Kupang District Government and the Family Empowerment and Welfare Movement (Pemberdayaan Kesejahteraan Keluarga or PKK Kupang) are celebrating Indonesia’s Independence Day on 17 August with the launch of the first cooking competition for school meals made with local ingredients. The competition aims to promote dietary diversity and highlight ways of making school meals more nourishing through sourcing locally-available ingredients.

31 July 2013

WFP And BNPB Strengthening Indonesian Disaster Response Capacity Through Joint Logistics Assessment

KUPANG, NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR, INDONESIA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) are today presenting the findings of a joint logistics capacity assessment carried out in NTT, NTB and Bali Province, as part of efforts to further strengthen Indonesia’s emergency response mechanisms.
28 May 2013

Vice Minister Visits WFP-Supported Projects Tackling Climate Change In NTB

LOMBOK, WEST NUSA TENGGARA – Vice Minister of the National Development Planning/Vice Chairman of the National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) Dr Lukita Dinarsyah Tuwo today visited projects in Central Lombok supported by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) that are designed enhance community food security and resilience to natural disasters.

25 April 2013

WFP And Government Lead Drive For Improved Nutrition In Indonesia

 KUPANG, NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR (NTT) – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the government of Indonesia today concluded a two-day conference in Kupang designed to spearhead the drive for improved nutrition across the country.

For Companies
18 April 2013

Groupon In Asia-Pacific Region Raises Over USD72,000 For The World Food Programme To Provide School Meals For Girls In Asia

KUALA LUMPUR – Groupon in the Asia-Pacific region donates on behalf of its subscribers over USD72,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), following the conclusion of a fundraising campaign for WFP School Meals activities in Asia. 

Disaster Risk Reduction
15 April 2013

USA Strengthens WFP Disaster Risk Reduction Programme In Indonesia

JAKARTA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a US$1.25 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) to support WFP’s Disaster Risk Reduction Programme (DRR) in Indonesia.

Hunger in the news
25 March 2013

Donations From Individuals Across Asia Support Girls’ Empowerment Through School Meals (Indonesia)

Groupon in Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) join hands in fighting hunger and empowering girls through school meals programmes


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