News Releases

Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.

24 July 2015

European Union Supports Hungry Farmers In C.A.R.Through Seed Protection Programme

BANGUI – Farming households who struggle to feed their families in the war-ravaged Central African Republic (C.A.R.) are to receive vital support at a critical time, thanks to a contribution by the European Union of €1,575,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

16 June 2015

Contributions From Brazil, Spain & Andorra Combine To Help Hungry Families In C.A.R.

BANGUI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a donation of 250 metric tons of rice, valued at US$127,440 from the Republic of Brazil for its operation in the Central African Republic (C.A.R.). This contribution was twinned with funding from Spain and Andorra - US$192,583 and US$10,316 respectively - to cover transport and distribution costs. This combined contribution means WFP can provide food assistance to the most vulnerable, including internally displaced persons, and families suffering from food insecurity.


29 October 2014

Central African Republic: Farming And Families Hit By Insecurity

Agriculture, the backbone of the economy, has contracted by 46 percent, compared to pre-crisis levels


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