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Visit to school feeding activities in Bafatá with Brazilian delegation

Joint field visit with Brazilian Embassy 1

WFP staff and a delegation from the Brazilian embassy led by the Chargé d’Affaires Leondardo Lott Rodrigues visit WFP school feeding activities during the summer months in Bafatá in the eastern region of the country.  The field visit was on the occasion of a recent Brazilian donation of 457 metric tons of rice and 833 metric tons of beans to WFPs school feeding programme. 

Joint field visit with Brazilian Embassy 2

Students of the Caur Basic School in eastern Guinea-Bissau enjoy their meal made from food provided by WFP. 

Joint field visit with Brazilian Embassy 4

WFP Programme Assistant Jose Batista, WFP Guinea-Bissau Country Director Pedro M. Figueiredo and Brazilian Charge D'Affairs Leonardo Lott Rodrigues look at a map of WFP activities in Guinea-Bissau. 

Joint field visit with Brazilian Embassy 5

A meeting is held between WFP staff and community leaders in Caur.

Joint field visit with Brazilian Embassy 6

Community members of Caur and WFP staff, joined by the Brazilian delegation, partake in a discussion on WFP activities. 

Joint field visit with Brazilian Embassy 7

WFP Guinea-Bissau Country Director Pedro M. Figueiredo and Brazilian Chargé D'Affiaires Leonardo Lott Rodrigues hold a bag of WFP food. 

Joint field visit with Brazilian Embassy 8

WFP staff and the delegation from the Brazilian embassy visit a community garden assosicated with the Bijine Basic School in eastern Guinea-Bissau. 

Joint field visit with Brazilian Embassy 9

WFP staff and the Brazilian delegation visit a WFP warehouse in Bafata, which stores some of the food from the recent Brazilian donation. 

On 7 August, WFP carried out a joint field visit to Bafatá with Brazilian Ambassy staff in country, leaded by the Charge D'Affairs, Leonardo Lott Rodrigues. The mission visited WFP School Feeding activities in Bafata region, Eastern country and WFP's Sub-Office and warehouse in that region. WFP School Feeding Programme benefited of a 1290 MT in-kind donation from Brazil recently, comprising 457 MT of rice and 833 MT of beans.