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Japan sends wheat flour for vulnerable people in Tajikistan

Tajikistan - Unloading wheat

Labourers unload wheat flour donated by the Japanese govt at the WFP warehouse outside Dushanbe.

Nigina Nazarova

WFP staff member Nigina Nazarova serves the Japanese and Tajik officials the traditional welcome of flat bread, salt and honey. The bread was baked by Nigina in a clay oven using the Japanese wheat flour.

Bread and honey

Tajik deputy minister of economic development Gulchehra Bozorova samples the bread and honey.

Welcoming food

Tajik and Japanese officials welcoming the food assistance.

Tajik and Japanese officials

Tajik and Japanese officials welcoming the food assistance.


Signatures in japanese and Tajik in the warehouse log book certifying the receipt of more than 1,000 metric tonnes of wheat flour.

With winter quickly approaching in Tajikistan, WFP welcomed the arrival of 1,114 metric tons of wheat flour purchased through a generous donation from the Government of Japan for vulnerable people in Tajikistan.