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Niger: Strengthening School Feeding in West Africa

October 21st, 2014

At a side summit on school feeding during the World Forum for Children and Nutrition, Ministers of Education pledged to advocate that at least 1 percent of their state budgets be allocated to the school lunch program, and they put in place specific legislation to distribute resources between the central government and local authorities for school feeding.

Originally posted from Niger: Strengthening School Feeding in West Africa

A Call For Zero Hunger On World Food Day

October 16th, 2014

World Food Day is on 16 October, and while several humanitarian emergencies persist, The World Food Programme (WFP) and partners are making a real difference for children, families and whole communities around the world.

Originally posted from A Call For Zero Hunger On World Food Day

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome Visits Projects in Northern Burkina Faso

October 15th, 2014

From September 17 -18, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations agencies in Rome, David Lane, visited projects implemented by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Food Programme (WFP) in northern Burkina Faso. The site visits allowed the American diplomat, who was accompanied by a group of journalists from the region, to speak with people on the ground to hear stories about the impact that the support from the three agencies has on everyday lives.

Originally posted from United States Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome Visits Projects in Northern Burkina Faso