Japan to fund US$3.6m for creation of virtual farmers market in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE – The Japanese government will be funding Mozambique with upto US$3.6 million for the creation of a Virtual Farmers Market, a project implemented by the United Nations, World Food Programme. The initiative aims to […]

WFP partners Tanzanian varsity in developing recipes for fortified food, micronutrients

TANZANIA – The World Food Programme (WFP) has teamed up with Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) experts in Tanzania to develop local recipes for fortified foods and micronutrient powders. The recipes will to be used […]

WFP partners with Ghana’s FDA to enhance food safety and quality

GHANA – The World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) towards ensuring food safety and quality in Ghana. The MoU will help assist in providing […]

Zambia receives US$76m WFP funding to boost food security

ZAMBIA – The World Food Programme (WFP) has approved a five-year US$76 million Country Strategic Plan to significantly boost food security in Zambia. The 2019-2024 Country Strategic Plan, endorsed last week at the Board’s annual […]

WFP partners TADB in project to boost agriculture sector in Tanzania

TANZANIA – The World Food Programme (WFP) has partnered with state owned development financial institution, Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TABD) in implementing the Farm to Market Alliance (FTMA) project. The project seeks to boost the […]

Kenya partners WFP in US$80m deal to improve food security in northwest region

KENYA – The Turkana County government in the northwest region of Kenya has signed a US$80 million five year deal with the World Food Programme (WFP) for a joint implementation of programmes aimed at achieving […]

WFP promotes local nutritious foods to reduce malnutrition in Tanzania

TANZANIA – The World Food Programme (WFP) has embarked on a nationwide campaign to promote use of local nutritious foods in a bid to alleviate malnutrition among communities in Tanzania, according to the IPP media. […]

WFP and USAID partner on a US$22m initiative to boost food security in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE – The World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has initiated a US$22 million Lean Season Assistance programme to boost food security in Zimbabwe. According to […]