Philippines

Inspiring women at the forefront of fighting hunger in the Philippines (clockwise from top left): Lizpeth Nicolas, Nymfa Ferolino, Evelyn Alibadbarin, Edna Junio and Perla Visorro and the Women Seaweed Farmers of Bantay Dagat Organization. Photo: WFP Philippines/Faizza Tanggol, Mei Nebreja-Santos and Marilou Cezar

WFP Philippines Celebrates Women Leaders

In the course of its work in the Philippines, the World Food Programme has crossed paths with many women who have shown strength and leadership in their respective communities in order to achieve Zero Hunger. This March -- Women's Month -- be inspired by their stories.

Overview

In 2006, following a request of the Government of the Philippines, WFP returned to the country to complement the government’s efforts to achieve a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Mindanao by addressing the food security needs of vulnerable people in conflict-affected areas.

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