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WFP faces US$86 million shortage in feeding 1.27 million refugees in Uganda

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The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said Thursday it is facing an 86-million-U.S. dollar funding shortfall for feeding 1.27 million refugees in Uganda...
Cowpea Farmers

Government and WFP to give US$1.5 million Covid-19 relief support to smallholder farmers

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Smallholder farmers and households in selected rural communities in the country are to receive Covid-19 relief support worth 1.5 million dollars from the government...
Refugees

UN appeals for US$266 million to feed over 3 million refugees in Eastern Africa

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Two UN agencies have appealed for 29.23 billion shillings (about 266 million U.S. dollars) to end food ration cuts for more than 3 million...
Ethiopian Tigray

WFP appeals for US$107 million to tackle food security in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

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The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) on Friday appealed for an urgent 107 million U.S. dollars to meet its emergency response requirements in...
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Zimbabwe’s urban poor receive another US$7 million from Swiss development agency

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received 7 million U.S. dollars in new funding from Switzerland, through the Swiss Agency for Development...
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UN says 3 mln Iraqis exposed to food insecurity

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The UN World Food Program (WFP) warned that about 3 million Iraqis, including 731,000 displaced people and returnees, are exposed to food insecurity because...
Ms Rukia Yacoub

Dynamic food systems needed to build strong economies-WFP

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Ms. Rukia Yacoub, representative and Country Director,World Food Programme (WFP) has reiterated the need for dynamic food systems to strengthen national economies to withstand...
Food Criss

EU and WFP support food insecure Zambians amid COVID-19

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The European Union (EU) has given the World Food Programme (WFP) 5 million Euros to provide cash assistance to 655,000 food-insecure people, in urban...
World Food Programme (WFP)

EU, WFP support food insecure Zambians amid COVID-19

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The European Union (EU) has given the World Food Programme (WFP) 5 million Euros to provide cash assistance to 655,000 food-insecure people, in urban...
World Food Programme (WFP)

Jordan, WFP sign US$700 million agreement to support vulnerable Jordanians, refugees

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Jordan signed an agreement on Sunday with the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) worth 700 million U.S. dollars to provide support to vulnerable...
World Food Programme (WFP)

WFP, South Sudan sign deal to implement agriculture master plan

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South Sudan has signed an agreement with the World Food Programme (WFP) to help speed up agricultural production under its Comprehensive Agricultural Masterplan (CAMP)...
World Food Programme (WFP)

WFP supports MOFA to assess the impact of Covid-19 on Food Security

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The World Food Programme (WFP) has provided equipment and funds worth GHC1 million to facilitate the assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic...
World Food Programme (WFP)

WFP receives US$10 million donation to help Zimbabwe amid COVID-19

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received an additional 10 million U.S. dollars from the U.S. government to help struggling families in...
Covid

World Food Programme supports COVID-19 patients

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has accentuated its support to Ghana’s efforts to provide comprehensive care for COVID-19 patients in isolation facilities,...
Covid-19

WFP donates food supplies to Ghana’s COVID-19 patients

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has donated 10,800 bags of food items to Ghana for the country's COVID-19 patients, a release said...
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Agriculture must be re-defined to attract the youth – IBRAF

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The youth engagement in agricultural practices was the topic of a webinar promoted by IBRAF with the participation of FAO, WFP and the African...
Mnangagwa China

WFP commends China for providing food assistance to Zimbabwe

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The World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday hailed China for helping provide food assistance to Zimbabwe, where people are benefiting from the country's generosity...
President Salva Kiir

South Sudan leader pledges military involvement to boost food security

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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Friday pledged to involve the military to revamp the agriculture sector and eradicate food and nutrition crisis in...
World Food Program

WFP to launch humanitarian flights to Tanzania over COVID-19 response

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The World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday announced the launch of humanitarian flights to Tanzania to provide logistics support for the global COVID-19 response. ...
Covid Africa Crisis

WFP’s David Beasley Warns of Potential Famines in Africa & Mideast Due to COVID-19

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The effects of COVID-19 on food supply chains in developing nations that are already suffering from hunger and acute food insecurity could be more...
Coronavirus testing supplies being unloaded at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in March.Credit…Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed: Debt Cancellation for the World to Survive

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May 1, 2020 Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has made an audacious salient call for debt cancellation for low income countries. It was published in...
Sudan Potrait

UN official says number of food insecure people in South Sudan may rise due...

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Matthew Hollingworth, the World Food Programme (WFP) Country Director for South Sudan, said Thursday South Sudan is bracing for a looming crisis with...
United Nations

UN begins solidarity flights in Africa to boost COVID-19 response

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The first UN "solidarity flight" is scheduled to leave Ethiopia shortly to bring medical supplies and protective equipment to boost COVID-19 response on the...
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UN agencies appeal for more funding to tackle locust outbreak

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The director-general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, and the executive director...

WFP’s Princess Zeid commends health staff at Sagnarigu

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Health staff at the Saint Lucy Polyclinic at Kpalsi, and Kalpohin Health Centre in the Sagnarigu Municipality of the Northern Region have been...
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Italy gives WFP US$600k for humanitarian assistance in Zambia

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The Italian government has given the World Food Program (WFP) about 600,000 U.S. dollars aimed at providing food assistance to people affected by hunger...

C.A.R : More than 20,000 People displaced by floods in Bangui

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Heavy, unseasonable rains in Bangui, Central African Republic for the past three weeks continue to cause significant material damage, displacing at least 20,500 people...
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Namibia, WFP working on school feeding program

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Namibia's Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) are developing a Home Grown School Feeding Programme. ...
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We Will Restore Ghanaian Farmers Status Again

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Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has assured farmers that government would restore them to their former glory when farmers...
Anti Gmo

Ghana’s Agric Minister bows to anti GMO pressure

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Ghana does not need genetically modified organism (GMO) to ensure food sufficiency and security, as the knowledge it has accumulated in the discovery of...