News release

28 July 2015

DUSHANBE – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Ertharin Cousin arrived today in Dushanbe for a four-day visit to take part in the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) Regional Consultation for South and Central Asia, 28-30 July, and to visit WFP operations in Tajikistan.

School Meals
21 May 2015

DUSHANBE – On 19th of May the Republic of Tajikistan launched the country’s first-ever competency centre to promote school feeding in one of eight pilot schools, as part of a programme supported by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

20 April 2015

DUSHANBE - Key stakeholders of Tajikistan’s School Feeding Programme, which benefits almost 360,000 schoolchildren with support from the World Food Programme (WFP), have gathered in Dushanbe, to evaluate the current programme, share experiences, address challenges and draft an action plan for the future

School Meals
31 October 2014

DUSHANBE – The Russian Federation has confirmed a contribution of US$5 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Tajikistan. The donation will fund WFP’s activities across all 66 districts of Tajikistan, in support of communities’ efforts to find sustainable answers to food insecurity

Food for Assets, Nutrition, School Meals
16 October 2013

DUSHANBE –The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts.

Cash and Vouchers
5 February 2013

DUSHANBE – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) completed a pilot cash transfer to around 7,000 of the most vulnerable people in Ayni district of Sughd region during January. In partnership with the district authorities, WFP provided cash assistance to 1,426 households with the lowest income, who own only small patches of land and possess few animals or other assets.

General Food Distribution
19 April 2012

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will start distributing food this month to some 80,000 vulnerable people in the most food-insecure parts of Tajikistan, following an unusually long and harsh winter.

School Meals
8 January 2012

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Tajikistan held a policy conference on school meals as a first step for preparing the country to take over ownership of the project which boosts food security and school attendance. 

21 December 2011

“This donation comes at a time when the resilience of the most vulnerable families will be once again tested by a resurgence of high prices for staple foods,” said WFP Country Director Alzira Ferreira. “This generous contribution will help WFP strengthen its social protection programmes to mitigate the impact of high food prices on the poorest families and help them through the harsh winter months.”

School Meals
20 December 2011

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) last week warmly welcomed a US$6 million donation from the Russian Federation that will go towards supporting the poorest families, schoolchildren and victims of natural disasters.