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
Monday, December 18, 2017
East Africa has endured four seasons in a row that have failed to bring adequate rains. This most recent, below average rainy season has pushed the region deeper into a humanitarian crisis that has left millions in urgent need of food, water, and medical...
Africa, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
For nearly a year, relentless conflict and natural disaster have put more than 20 million people in four countries across Africa and the Middle East at risk of starvation. For just as long, Mercy Corps has been dedicated to helping people in the hardest-...
Africa, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Asia, Yemen
Monday, November 27, 2017
In the face of these challenges, the East African community (EAC) and its Partner States have made significant progress in combatting violence against children on various fronts. Countries within the EAC have also made important strides in addressing...
Africa, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Monday, November 13, 2017
Hungry families in South Sudan will be able to make ends meet thanks to vegetable-growing kits funded by a donation from Pope Francis. The kits come as the food security situation is forecast to worsen in coming months.
Around 5,000 families, or more...
Friday, September 1, 2017
The OECD recently released the report, “Social Protection in East Africa: Harnessing the Future,” with a specific focus on Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Mozambique. The reportaims to inform social protection policy...
Africa, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Reunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Friday, August 11, 2017
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a $8 million contribution from the German government of enhance recovery operation in war-torn South Sudan. The funds will reportedly enable WFP support initiatives to strengthen the resilience...
Africa, South Sudan, Europe, Germany
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Today the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$5 million from the Government of the People's Republic of China to provide food assistance to 160,000 people affected by acute hunger in South Sudan, including 30,000...