1 February 2010
SAME – Emergency response capacity in Timor-Leste has been given a considerable boost with the opening of three warehouses built or refurbished by funds donated by the Australian Government, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced Monday.
21 January 2010
DILI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) thanked the Government of Japan on Thursday for its generous donation of Japanese Yen 220,000,000 (US$ 2.4 million) to support mother and child nutrition programmes in Timor-Leste.
16 October 2007
FAO has called for a renewed commitment to guarantee the right to food for the world's hundreds of millions of hungry people.
16 October 2007
Read UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon message to mark World Food Day, which this year promotes the Right to Food.
29 June 2007
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announces plans to assist the Government of Timor-Leste in meeting the food needs of people living in communities affected by an ongoing drought that has reduced food availability in many parts of the nation and appealed to donors for additional support.
22 June 2007
Persistent drought and plagues of locusts ravaged Timor-Leste’s harvest in 2007, cutting production of major crops by as much as 30 per cent and leaving one-fifth of the population in need of food assistance, says a report issued today by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and WFP.
18 August 2006
A WFP official meeting with the Timor-Leste Prime Minister has confirmed the agency\'s commitment to the food security of people in the troubled country.
6 July 2006
WFP will provide food aid to 100,000 people in Timor Leste over the next six months at a cost of US$5.2 million to help avert a humanitarian crisis caused by political unrest and violence.
22 June 2006
Tens of thousands of people displaced by the recent unrest in Timor Leste, both in the countryside as well as thousands who stayed at home in the capital, Dili, are in urgent need of food aid, according to assessments by WFP and its partners.
- Calls for nutritional behaviour change in Timor-Leste Source: IRIN News
- Helping our closest neighbour Source: The Young Witness (Australia)
- Food Security in East Timor Source: Reuters Alertnet
- Food plant helps East Timor's malnourished Source: ABC Radio Australia
- World Food Programme supports private company in East Timor Source: MacauHub