Wednesday, January 13, 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
Africa, Egypt, Ghana, South Sudan, America, Argentina, Mexico, United States, Uruguay, Asia, India, Europe, France, United Kingdom
Thursday, December 12, 2019
WFP fears more than 5.5 million people could be going hungry in early 2020, and the UN agency on Thursday reported that it is in "a race against time" to secure vital funds to feed them. “South Sudan is in trouble, serious...
Thursday, July 25, 2019
South Sudan said Wednesday it has commenced the process of transferring cash to some 288,000 girls in order to keep them in school amid high school dropouts due to more than five years of conflict.
Akuja De Garang, Team Leader of Girls in Education...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Job creation, skills development and enabling entrepreneurship for unemployed youth, and beneficiaries for Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and the Compensation Fund (CF) received a major boost on Wednesday when the Minister in the Presidency...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
As humanitarian crises are worsening, the bloc has allocated an initial annual budget of €1.6bn for 2019. In 2018, the initial budget was €1.07bn, although the final budget for 2018 increased to €1.75bn. The money allocated to humanitarian...
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Asia, Syria, Yemen
Thursday, January 3, 2019
The People’s Republic of China has donated $7 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to assist the agency’s efforts in South Sudan. The funds will be used to bolster food and nutrition aid in the country, where approximately 5 million...
Africa, South Sudan, Asia, China
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a US$1.8 million (JP¥ 200,000,000) contribution from Japan to help bolster food and nutrition security in South Sudan, where millions of people do not know where their next meal is coming from. ...
Friday, August 17, 2018
The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today pledged to increase support for regional efforts addressing the critical...
Africa, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
Monday, July 16, 2018
South Sudan and the World Food Program (WFP) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding that seeks to boost food security in the conflict-torn nation through implementation of gender-transformative agricultural interventions.
Under the framework,...
Monday, May 21, 2018
The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) has started direct money transfers to refugees, a move the agency says is cost-effective and secure.
In a pilot that was successfully done in Bidi Bidi Settlement Camp, the biggest area accommodating South...
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda