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Guinea Bissau: field mission to WFP activities with EU representatives

Field visit with EU to WFP activities 1

WFP and EU representatives visit the Caritas Health Centre warehouse. Nun Sabina explains WFP nutritional assistance to mothers and children. 

Field visit with EU to WFP activities 2

WFP Programme Officer Fatimata Sow-Sidibe and EU Representatives Madeleine Onclin and Pauline Gibourdel visit the Armando Malu Basic School, where students enjoy their WFP school meal. 

Field visit with EU to WFP activities 3

WFP Programme Officer explains the logistics behind food distributions at a warehouse in Bafata. 

Field visit with EU to WFP activities 4

During the field mission, WFP and EU representatives visited the Tan Cosse Nutritional Centre, where WFP nutrition activities are implemented.

Field visit with EU to WFP activities 5

At the Tan Cosse basic shool, daily WFP school meals are provided to around 320 students. During the field mission, WFP Programme Officer Fatimata Sow-Sidibe explained the nutritional contents of school meals. 

Field visit with EU to WFP activities 6

WFP and EU representatives visit a rice field in the Bafata Region. In collaboration with the bilateral project Bas-Fonds with Japan, WFP provides food assistance to women's associations to improve their food security status. 

Field visit with EU to WFP activities 7

WFP and EU representatives visit the Saucunda rice field in Bafata Region. 

WFP leaded by the Head of Programme, Fatimata Sow-Sidibe, and EU, represented by Madeleine Onclin and Pauline Gibourdel, have undertaken a joint visit to WFP interventions in Bafata region. The joint mission allowed to visit Schools, Health Centres and a Rice Field, presenting WFP assistance to most vulnerable population in the field and to discuss funding possibilities to WFP future Projects.

 

For 2013-2014 WFP is being preparing a Protracted Relief and Recovery operation aiming to assist approximatly 270 thousands beneficieries in Guinea-Bissau.