Thursday , 20 June 2019

Tag Archives: WFP

WFP celebrates 50 years in Egypt with launch of Knowledge-Sharing Partnership with Government

The agreement allows for WFP and the Government to share and expand its expertise on interventions in areas such as water management, nutrition, diversification of livelihoods and increased agricultural productivity Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Egypt, the Egyptian Government and WFP yesterday signed an agreement to benefit neighbouring and African countries through …

Read More »

Banque du Caire and WFP continue to support child education in Luxor

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has signed, for the second year running, a partnership agreement with Banque Du Caire to provide nutritious snacks to nursery children in Luxor, Upper Egypt. Banque Du Caire granted WFP 300,000 Egyptian Pounds (US$51,000) to provide a nutritious morning snack to 4,600 children in 60 nursery classes in Luxor. The snack is fortified with …

Read More »

AID POLICY: Does private money buy independence?

Private donors are growing steadily more important to global aid, contributing one-quarter of the estimated US$73.9 billion spent on emergency assistance from 2006 to 2010. Among the favourable factors in private funding are independence from the political motivations of donors, being able to react fast, and the opportunity to focus on forgotten crises. But the lack of tracking creates an …

Read More »