United Nations World Food Programme Current Affairs, GK & News

NITI Aayog- WFP Report on Take-Home Ration (THR)

Government’s think-tank, NITI Aayog recently launched a report titled ‘Take Home Ration-Good Practices across the State/Union Territories’, in collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP). Highlights NITI Aayog-WEP report on Take-Home Ration, presents a set of good and innovative practices, that have been adopted by states & UTs, in implementation of Take-Home Ration value chain. Take-Home ..

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UN – WFP MoU for PM – POSHAN Scheme

The United Nations World Food Programme, UN – WFP has signed an agreement with a Bengaluru based NGO (Non – Governmental Organization) to improve the effectiveness of PM – POSHAN. PM – POSHAN is Pradhan Mantri POshan SHakti Nirman. The scheme was called the Mid – Day Meal Scheme before. What is the agreement about? ..

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UN warns of Afghan Food Crisis

The World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that, tens of millions of Afghans, including children, could die of starvation if urgent action is not taken. Key Facts WEP is calling to release the frozen funds without delay to provide humanitarian aid. Around 22.8 million people, accounting for half of entire population of Afghanistan, are facing ..

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WFP-ICRISAT sign agreement on Food Security

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have signed an agreement on Food security on September 23, 2021. Highlights Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on programmes and research in order to improve food, nutrition security and livelihoods across India. It was signed between WFP ..

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WFP report: Hunger spreading in Afghanistan

According to the UN food agency, World Food Programme (WFP), out of 39 million people, 14 million people are facing severe hunger in Afghanistan. Key points UN food agency has been able to negotiate with the Taliban in order distribute aid in one provincial capital in Afghanistan. However, it is unable to resume food deliveries ..

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Nobel Peace Prize, 2020

The Nobel Prize for Peace, 2020 has been awarded to the World Food Programme. The WFP has been honoured with the prize for its role towards contributing better conditions for peace in conflict affected areas. It has been a driving force in preventing hunger in war zones. World Food Programme The United Nations World Food ..

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