30 September 2015

Here are ten things to know to understand the global food and nutrition situation. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

Ambassadors & Celebrities
20 June 2014

With the World Cup underway in Brazil, one of the world’s most successful football managers, Jose Mourinho, was busy undertaking a challenge of a different kind – his first mission as WFP Ambassador against Hunger.

Refugees and IDPs
4 June 2013

From a small hill overlooking the Cavally river that separates Côte d’Ivoire from Liberia, Tchapi Antoine can follow the Ivorian refugees  crossing the river back to  their homeland. Tchapi Antoine recently made the same journey – returning to Côte d’Ivoire after almost two years as a refugee in Liberia, receiving WFP food assistance.

Emergencies, Food for Assets
30 May 2013

 Displaced by the political crisis that followed the presidential election in 2010, 53-year old Madeleine from the village of Baoubly in the western part of Côte d’Ivoire never stopped worrying about the future – how to make a living once the emergency food assistance from WFP would run out.

Focus on Women, Food for Assets
14 March 2013

A women’s group in western Côte d’Ivoire is participating in a WFP Food for Assets gardening project that is empowering its members and providing nutritious foods for their households.

Food for Assets
13 December 2012

WFP is supporting a Food for Assets project that has benefited many families and led to the reclamation of 164 hectares of rice fields in western Côte d’Ivoire, a region that suffered violence and displacement during 2011. Families are empowered with new farming skills and are contemplating brighter prospects.

6 December 2012

WFP's nutrition support programme for malnourished people living with HIV in the region of Bouaké, central Côte d'Ivoire, runs for six months. After this, the patient is normally expected to grow out of malnutrition and regain his or her ability to lead an active life. However, many patients are so poor and vulnerable that they cannot be discharged.

15 September 2011

In early September, WFP nutrition focal points and their government counterparts from 18 countries across West Africa gathered in Dakar for a four-day workshop. 

Refugees and IDPs
1 August 2011

The food security and nutrition situation in Côte d’Ivoire remains precarious following the post-electoral crisis. WFP is providing community canteens and supplementary feeding for vulnerable populations.

25 July 2011

Toulépleu is a small town some 20 km from the Liberian border and saw some of the worst fighting during the recent political crisis in Côte d’Ivoire. WFP plans to assist all of the population in the region.