World Food Programme
The World Food Programme said Tuesday that shrinking funding was forcing it to drastically slash rations in many operations, warning that 24 million more people risked being pushed to the brink of starvation. The United Nations agency said it had been struggling to meet growing global needs for food assistance while facing a funding shortfall…
Africa has the potential to become the breadbasket for the world. The continent possesses an embarrassment of riches in natural resources, including fertile soil, ample water, and more sunlight than any other continent.
Authorities in Yemen have identified a suspect in the killing of a World Food Programme official in the southern Taez province, a security official has told AFP. Moayad Hameidi, the head of the UN food agency's office in Taez, was killed in a shooting Friday in the nearby city of Turbah, the Rome-based WFP has…
United Nations food intervention agency, World Food Programme, (WFP), has renewed its commitment with the National Emergency Management Agency, (NEMA), to offer raid good security inventions training and to assist vulnerable Nigeria that were affected by man-made disaster in Cameroon who are taking refuge there.
The decision by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to slash population of its proposed emergency food and nutrition assistance operation in the Sahel due to funding crunch may have exposed 5.4 million West Africans to imminent starvation.
To prevent catastrophic hunger and malnutrition in northeast Nigeria, $396 million is urgently needed to scale up humanitarian action in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY) states.
16 Sep 2022
Christain Aid Nigeria in partnership with World Food Programme (WFP), Tuesday, began the planting of 100,000 tree seedlings within Maiduguri and its environs as part of its 2022 livelihood support to the state.
3 Jun 2022
The World Food Programme (WFP), Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and New Nigeria Foundation have called on the government to emplace guidelines for rice fortification with micronutrients
14 Apr 2022
The World Bank Group (WBG), International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have warned, in strong terms
20 Mar 2022
Nothing mirrors the pathetic state that the nation has found itself in, than the plunging index of sustainable development. Apart from becoming glaring and finding expression in the number of Nigerians that are living below poverty lines and unable to cater...
18 Dec 2021
A two-year-old boy bawls as his mother gently lays him on scales at a health centre in northwestern Central African Republic,
11 Nov 2021
The United Nations said Wednesday that Ethiopia had detained 72 aid drivers to the conflict-torn north, the latest roundups despite an international push to end a brutal war.