24 September 2015
KATHMANDU – A report released this week details how food insecurity and undernutrition are affecting the people of Nepal
23 September 2015
KATHMANDU – Nepali mountaineer Nimdoma Sherpa has led a team from the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) into Gorkha district to unfurl a flag representing one of the Sustainable Development Goals, as part of an international effort to bring the goals to the world’s attention.
23 September 2015
KATHMANDU – A team from the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) has trekked into the Himalayas to unfurl a flag representing the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger, as part of an international effort to bring the global goals to the world’s attention. The flag-raising comes ahead of this week’s UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York where the goals will be formally adopted by world leaders.
18 September 2015
KATHMANDU – A donation from the Government of Japan has helped ensure air-lifts of food and other humanitarian items continue to earthquake-affected people in Nepal.
9 September 2015
KATHMANDU – Nepali students from the University of Virginia in the United States have delivered a donation to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Nepal following campus fundraising activities.
28 August 2015
KATHMANDU – British Minister of State for International Development Right Honourable Desmond Swayne today toured the Humanitarian Staging Area (HSA) at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu that is managed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The HSA was funded by the United Kingdom and allowed the free flow of humanitarian aid into Nepal immediately after the April earthquake.
10 August 2015
KATHMANDU – At the request of the district government, in Sindhupalchowk, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun a joint engineering assessment of secondary rural roads that have been blocked by recent landslides. The assessment will help authorities understand what is required for repairs to take place.
20 July 2015
KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is in the process of destroying 7.8 metric tons of spoiled rice that were identified in Gorkha.
16 July 2015
KATHMANDU: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) seeks to correct some points published in the news today.
3 July 2015
KATHMANDU – WFP’s humanitarian response to the people of Nepal is carried out in close partnership with the Nepali government. Working with authorities at the central, district and Village Development Committee levels and with local partners, WFP has to date reached over two million people with food.
- Nepalese women climbers set out to break male dominance of mountaineering by scaling 7 peaks Source: The Washington Post / AP
- How food keeps Nepalese children in education Source: BBC World Class
- Germany gives Rs 54m to WFP-Nepal Source: My Republica (Nepal)
- NEPAL: Gender discrimination fuels malnutrition Source: IRIN
- Food security situation remains stable Source: The Himalayan Times