Purchase for Progress

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  • USAID Support Boosts Income For Malawian Farmers

    16/12/2016 — Purchase for Progress

    Using a contribution from USAID specifically for local maize purchase, WFP purchased 30 metric tons of maize directly from the Chigonthi Farmers Organization in mid-2016 which it then delivered to food-insecure households as part of its current

  • Smallholder farming just got better in Ghana

    28/10/2016 — Purchase for Progress

    The pilot phase of the Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative which began in 2010, has officially ended. Smallholder and low-income farmers who participated in it, as well as partnering organizations which trained them, unanimously agree

  • In Guinea, WFP Supports Women Farmers to Produce more to Feed and Educate their Children

    Gueckedou women farmers

    12/05/2016 — Purchase for Progress

    More than 17 percent of primary school-aged population in Guinea is not attending classes, three-quarters of them are girls. The main reasons include cultural beliefs, ignorance and poverty. To encourage parents to send their children to

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