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1 21,000 Women Helped To Leave Extreme Poverty Behind Through Cash Grant & Training
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

DHAKA – More than 21,000 women in Bangladesh are to receive a one-time cash grant of 15,000 taka (US$190) to start small businesses, along with food and training in nutrition and business skills.

Created on 2015-08-17 07:01:12
2 COAG25 Side Event 9 - Application of genome sequencing for sustainable agriculture and food security
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

Genome sequencing has the power to revolutionize food security and sustainable agriculture including food safety, animal, plant and public health, reducing the risks from disease outbreaks and improving agriculture through effective plant and animal breeding.

Created on 2016-09-28 13:00:00
3 Crop Trust Global Stakeholder Discussion (audio streaming only)
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

The Crop Trust brings together representatives from current and prospective partner countries and selected private donors to discuss one of the most pressing global issues- how to create the basis for a food-secure world.
Created on 2015-05-07 13:02:44
4 EU Helps WFP Avoid Suspension Of Food Support For Mali Refugees In Mauritania
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

NOUAKCHOTT - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a contribution of €400,000 (approximately US$438,800) from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) that will enable WFP to maintain its food assistance over the next few months to nearly 50,000 Malian refugees in ...

Created on 2015-08-10 14:42:37
5 FAO Conference: Friday, afternoon session
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

Processing of Report for submission to Plenary.

Created on 2015-06-12 13:37:00
6 FAO Conference: Wednesday, afternoon session
( FAO Food Safety News )
Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization
Review of the State of Food and Agriculture (cont'd). Country statements.

Created on 2015-06-10 14:04:01
7 Indigenous Peoples and Food Security Indicators
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

FAO will train 15 indigenous leaders from Latin America on the Voices of the Hungry methodology to gather food security data in their communities.
Created on 2015-05-25 14:30:00
8 Iris scan helps Syrian refugees in Jordan receive UN supplies in ‘blink of eye’
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 October 2016 – The United Nations food relief and refugee agencies have jointly introduced an innovative iris scan payment system in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, allowing 76,000 Syrian refugees to purchase food from camp supermarkets by...

Created on 2016-10-06 15:33:51
9 Learning From the Past: a Case for Successful Development Cooperation
( Global Compact News )

Content by: South-South News

30 October 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman – With an eye on the post-2015 development agenda, international experts at the United Nations came together this week to talk about the lessons learned from perhaps the only “unsuccessful” Millennium De...

Created on 2014-10-30 19:16:31
10 More than half of Yemen’s population now food insecure – UN
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

21 June 2016 – Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen – 19 out of 22 governorates – are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United...

Created on 2016-06-21 15:22:18
11 Role Model For Iraqi Women And The United Nations
( WFP Stories )
Content by: World Food Programme

Aid Worker For Nearly 20 Years

Like many female humanitarian aid workers, Isra Jassim followed her passion. In her case, it was for displaced Iraqi people and she made it a priority to provide support and guidance to the communities.

Created on 2015-06-09 13:29:00
12 SDGs to Look Beyond ODA as Source of Development Assistance
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo / Eskinder Debebe

Content by: South-South News

18 September 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor — As the level of official development assistance (ODA) plateaus around $130 billion for the second year in a row, policy-makers are readily embracing alternative sources of financial assistance to developing ...

Created on 2015-09-18 18:01:11
13 Thousands Of Refugees And Host Community Farmers Set To Benefit As OPM, UNHCR And WFP Sign Landmark Self-Reliance Agreement
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

KAMPALA – Refugees and members of host communities are set to benefit after a landmark deal was signed between the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) that will bring greater economic prosperity and enhanced self-reliance to thousands of f...

Created on 2015-08-12 13:27:23
14 UN Calls for New International Financial Framework
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

10 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Ahead of the third high level conference on international financing for development, the United Nations Secretary-General has called for a new financial framework to make possible the implementation of the sustainable development goals.

Created on 2015-04-10 21:07:27
15 UN health agency provides emergency support as floods and landslides cause havoc in DPRK
( Asia Pacific )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

15 September 2016 – Responding urgent humanitarian needs triggered by flash floods and landslides in the northern provinces of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations health agency is providing emergency health kit...

Created on 2016-09-15 15:54:31
16 WFP And US Second Lady Discuss How Nutrition And Education Benefit Children’s Future
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

VIENTIANE - Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, took time to meet officials from the World Food Programme (WFP) this week, to discuss how important children’s nutrition and education are for the country’s economic development.

Created on 2015-07-27 09:01:56
17 WFP Delivers Food To 165,000 Bangladesh Flood Victims After Tropical Cyclone Komen
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

DHAKA –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided emergency food assistance to more than 165,000 people in Cox’s Bazar in southeastern Bangladesh, within a week after the area was hit by Tropical Cyclone Komen.

Created on 2015-08-06 14:39:41
18 WFP Launches Its First Cash Assistance To Address Food Needs In Eastern Ukraine
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

KIEV – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun cash distributions in government controlled areas in Luhansk and Donetsk region to 60,000 people – mostly internally displaced – who have been badly affected by the crisis in Ukraine.

Created on 2015-08-13 09:17:17
19 WFP Responds To Myanmar Floods, 82,000 People Provided With Food So Far
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

BANGKOK – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working to deliver food to more than 200,000 people in the most flood-affected parts of Myanmar. Efforts are underway to provide emergency assistance in Bago, Chin, Kachin, Magway, Mon, Rakhine and Sagaing, where many communities are still cut off by high...

Created on 2015-08-05 08:45:25
20 World Food Programme Assists Iraqi Families Returning To Garma, Anbar
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is assisting Iraqi families returning to their homes in Garma city in Anbar province, providing over 185 families (925 people) with family food parcels to help them as they rebuild their shattered lives.

Created on 2015-07-28 11:11:31

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