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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...
South Sudan

WFP warns conflict is worsening food insecurity in South Sudan

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The ongoing conflict in Yei region has compounded the already worsening food insecurity in South Sudan, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Thursday....
World Food Programme (WFP)

Food Production in Ejura Improves through WFP-Assisted Warehousing

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The World Food Programme (WFP) has constructed a 300-metric tonne warehouse to boost food production at Ejura in the Ashanti Region, one of Ghana's...
Maize

WFP Saves Refugees With Maize From Tanzania

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The World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday bought about 36,000 tonnes of maize worth some 9 million U.S. dollars from Tanzania's state-owned National Food...

African Development Bank, World Food Programme move to aid South Sudan fight hunger...

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The Government of the Republic of South Sudan today welcomed a contribution of US$ 43.57 million from the African Development Bank for the implementation...
Gm Crops

WFP calls on Tanzanian farmers to expand variety of crops

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Tanzania needs to diversify its agricultural crops portfolio and train smallholder farmers on modern, resilient farming methods for it to beat malnutrition and attain...

WFP and FDA join hands to implement ENVAC project

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The World Food Programme (WFP) is collaborating with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to implement the Enhanced Nutrition and Value Chains (ENVAC) project,...

Child Marriage Declines In Volta Region

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Cases of child marriage are on decline in the Nkwanta North and South districts of the Volta Region since 2012. This follows the introduction of...

Refugees Advised To Refrain From Local Politics

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Refugees in Ghana have been urged to desist from interfering in local politics as this could create problems for them. Mr Ambrose Dery, Minister of...
Agriculture in Africa

ITC and WFP partner to fund smallholder farmers in Tanzania

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) are launching smallholder farmer financing programs with the United Nations...

AU is committed to keeping food safe – Commissioner Sacko

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The African Union Commission has reiterated its commitment to working with the World Food Programme (WFP) in enhancing the livelihoods of the African citizenry. Speaking...

Rojas expresses gratitude for protection of World Food Programme Vessel

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During ESPS Galicia’s counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia, EU NAVFOR’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Rafael Fernández-Pintado Muñoz-Rojas, took the opportunity to visit...

Ghana School Feeding Programme To Mark 2nd Edition Of SFP

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The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) would on Wednesday join other African Union member states to mark the second edition of the Africa Day...
Malnutrition

Acute Malnutrition Hit Upper West Region

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About 1.4 per cent of all children less than five years in the Upper West Region are acutely malnourished. The Region also has the second...
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor

Former President Determine To Eliminate Hunger

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The strategic review seeks to contribute to the government efforts to accelerate progress toward eliminating hunger and food security with subsequent effects on improving...

UN food Agency gives aid in northern Aleppo

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"The food was transported on cross-border convoys from Turkey into the small town of A'zaz, about 30 kilometres northwest of Aleppo city," Dujarric said...
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UN Agency Reports South Sudan’s Worst Food Insecurity Situation

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South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people, or 25 percent of the country's population, are in urgent need...

WFP gets to eastern Libya now amid delays

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"The agency will supply each family with rations of pasta, couscous, rice and other food items," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here at a...

World Food Programme Trains 576 farmers

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The training was under the auspices of the WFP’s Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative for Smallholder Farmer Organisations. Aflatoxins are poisonous substances produced by fungi...
United Nations

34 kids bite the dust of malnourishment in South Sudan early September, UN says

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"It adds that water and sanitation organizations are stepping up activities to address malnutrition and child mortality," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a...

Lugansk and Donetsk regions to receive cash from Ukraine

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The World Food Programme ( WFP) said Thursday that it has started cash distributions to 60, 000 people, most of whom are internally displaced,...

WFP paid cash compensation to 1,689 households

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The World Food Programme (WFP), under the Asset Creation Programme, has paid cash compensation to 1,689 households in eight communities in the North Gonja...

Yemen?s displaced people get aid from UN food agency

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The World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners announced Thursday they will be distributing food to some 105,000 displaced people in Yemen's main southern...

Photo of family meal in Laos’ wins WFP photo competition

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A photo of a family enjoying a simple meal in Laos' rural highlands taken by a Vientiane-based Finnish photographer was adjudged one of the...
United Nations

UN to provide food aid for civilians in Ukraine

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Emergency food aid for civilians caught up in the conflict in Ukraine is being stepped up, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) says. The...
school feeding

School Feeding National Learning Event held in Accra

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The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) in collaboration with its key Development Partners has a two-day intensive Home Grown School Feeding National Learning Event...

NADMO prepares to manage flow of immigrants from Burkina Faso

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National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) is putting in precautionary measures to take care of influx of immigrants from Burkina Faso. According to NADMO, as Ghana...
United Nations

Meeting on international community’s support ends

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The United Nations has concluded a four-day meeting on strengthening the international community's support to efforts by the Governments of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra...
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US will not close borders to West Africa

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The United States (US) says it would not close its borders to West Africa despite the widespread nature of the deadly Ebola viral disease...

Business level farming will stimulate job creation-Kufuor

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Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has emphasized the need to enhance the profitability of the family farm by helping farmers transform from their current...