Guinea Bissau: field mission to WFP activities with EU representatives
WFP and EU representatives visit the Caritas Health Centre warehouse. Nun Sabina explains WFP nutritional assistance to mothers and children.
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.
WFP Programme Officer explains the logistics behind food distributions at a warehouse in Bafata.
During the field mission, WFP and EU representatives visited the Tan Cosse Nutritional Centre, where WFP nutrition activities are implemented.
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.
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.
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.