Food aid resumes for refugees in Niger after Boko Haram scare
Niger, with much malnutrition of its own, also shelters thousands of hungry, thirsty Nigerian refugees
Australia, US race to satisfy insatiable, and lucrative, quinoa appetite
AUSTRALIA-QUINOA/ (PIX, TV, GRAPHICS):Australia, US race to satisfy insatiable, and lucrative, quinoa appetite
EXCLUSIVE-FDA seeks to speed updates to "superbug" device labels
USA-SUPERBUG/FDA (EXCLUSIVE):EXCLUSIVE-FDA seeks to speed updates to "superbug" device labels
WFP Welcomes New European Union Support for Chadian Returnees and Host Communities
N'DJAMENA: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a donation of €1.1 million (US$1.25 million) from the European Union to support the reintegration of thousands of Chadian returnees who have fled violence in the Central African Republic, as well as vulnerable host communities.
Cash for Assets in Burkina Faso: Building Community Resilience
The World Food Programme's Cash for Assets (CFA) programmes bring immediate benefits to vulnerable communities.
Ethiopian women cooperative increases incomes thanks to FAO-Eataly partnership
A cooperative of women in Ethiopia is set to reach the international market thanks to a partnership between Italian gourmet food store Eataly and FAO.
WFP supports Cuban farmers to meet national food security priorities
Cuban farmers have worked mostly under a centralized model of agriculture, with the State providing inputs at highly subsidized prices and buying all their production at a fixed price. Now, as a result of Cuba's ongoing process to update its economic model, new opportunities have been created for farmers to sell their products privately. But they need to adapt to meet new targets and seize these opportunities.
Aussie actor gets sugar rush from low-fat health foods
AUSTRALIA-FILM/SUGAR (PIX):Aussie actor gets sugar rush from low-fat health foods
Hong Kong pledges $37 mln for businesses hit by pro-democracy protests
HONGKONG-BUDGET/ (URGENT):Hong Kong pledges $37 mln for businesses hit by pro-democracy protests
UN Agencies In Algeria Urge Continued Food Assistance To Refugees From Western Sahara
ALGIERS - The World Food Programme (WFP) and other UN agencies appealed today to donors to support the food needs of refugees from Western Sahara living in Algeria, warning of insufficient funding to cover their needs in the second half of this year.