22 September 2014
BRUSSELS/CAIRO – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today launched a €60 million project to combat child labour and improve access to education for children who are at risk of entering the labour market.
22 June 2014
CAIRO - As humanitarian crises continue to erupt in the region, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) commemorate the World Refugee Day on June 20th, as Egypt continues to host more than 200,000 refugees at a time when global forced displacement tops 50 million for the first time since World War II.
4 April 2014
Abuja, 28 March: The first report of the Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) Study that unveils the crushing impact of child undernutrition on the economies of four African countries was launched today in Abuja, Nigeria during a high level event organized on the sidelines of the Seventh Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
19 November 2013
CAIRO – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today a contribution of one million US dollars from Vodafone Egypt Foundation that will benefit thousands of children, their families and teachers through WFP’s school feeding programme in Upper Egypt.
20 June 2013
CAIRO - Egypt lost an estimated 20.3 billion Egyptian pounds (US$3.7 billion) or 1.9 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2009 as a result of child undernutrition, according to a study launched today in Cairo.
21 May 2013
CAIRO – Poverty and food insecurity in Egypt have risen significantly over the last three years according to joint reports released today by the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the government’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
16 May 2013
CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today a generous donation of 561 metric tons of dates from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, worth 5.5 million Egyptian Pounds (approximately US$790,000), to support WFP development projects in Egypt.
5 March 2013
CAIRO – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) received US$100,000 (670,000 Egyptian pounds) from the Western Union Foundation to support thousands of children and their families through WFP’s school meals programme in Upper Egypt.
12 February 2013
CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun providing assistance through food vouchers to more than 7,000 of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees in Egypt.
5 November 2012
CAIRO – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) signed a second partnership agreement with Vodafone Egypt Foundation to support thousands of people through WFP’s school meals programme in the Upper Egypt.
- Egyptian wheat farmers face a hard time Source: Al Jazeera
- Egypt's food security in peril as fuel crisis intensifies Source: IRIN News
- Egyptian farmers fearful as locust threat looms Source: IRIN News
- UN agencies provide food aid to Syrian refugees in Egypt Source: UN News Centre
- Egypt: Fears of rising malnutrition amid increasing poverty Source: IRIN
- 16 September 2014 Children Around The Globe Are Back At School, So Are WFP School Meals
- 4 June 2013 Poverty And Food Insecurity In Egypt On The Rise