Procurement

Stories

  • By Road From Tanzania To Somalia

    Dodoma Storage

    28/04/2015 — Procurement

    How to get a consignment of maize from Tanzania to Somalia, some 2,000 kilometres away? This was one challenge facing the UN World Food Programme this year. Although both Somalia and Tanzania have sizeable coastlines

  • One Woman's Story From The Mozambique Floods

    Stirring the pot (Esperanca's daughter)

    12/02/2015 — Procurement

    Until the floods came, Esperança Gonçalves (34) had been living a quiet life, running her shop and earning enough to feed her family of six in Mocuba, Quelimane province, northern Mozambique.

  • Beating the Lean Season in Mali

    Yacouba Togo and Agounon Ongoiba

    24/07/2014 — Procurement

    Below-average rainfall in 2013 brought meager harvests and food stocks have run out early this year. Malian farmers who planted in May must now wait until October for the next harvest, and vulnerable communities are feeling

Photos (415)

Videos(4)

  • 15/11/2013 — Procurement SHOTLIST (PDF)

    WFP Relief To Typhoon Haiyan Survivors (For The Media)

    WFP and the Department of Social Welfare and Development distributed High Energy Biscuits (HEBs) to 5,000 people at Tacloban airport on Thursday. Deliveries to other communities including Guiuan, Eastern Samar, and other parts of Leyte are due to start today.

  • 04/07/2013 — Procurement

    Palestinian Business Fights Hunger With Salt

    "Salt is our life," says Husam Hallak, the owner of a West Bank salt factory who's been working with WFP to supply its food assistance programmes in Palestine with locally-produced salt. Hallak says the partnership helped his business by pushing them to raise their quality standards and giving them the technical support in order to do it. "This is the kind of help that we need," says Hallak. "We don't want give-aways, we want to be able to earn it."

For broadcast quality footage, please send us an email at video@wfp.org.

Publications

Media Contacts

WFP has a team of spokespeople all over the world who are on stand-by 24 hours a day to answer media inquiries.

View Media Contacts