WFP and UK support disaster preparedness in Kyrgyzstan through a smart application
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) launched an online and mobile application to facilitate real-time management of disaster preparedness and response operations.
WFP and Bishkek City Hall Launch Meals in City Schools with Russian Federation Support
On International School Meals Day, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the Kyrgyz Ministry of Education and Bishkek City Hall today launched a hot meals programme in city schools, thanks to valuable support from the Russian Federation and expertise from the Russian Social and Industrial Foodservice Institute (SIFI).
WFP and Japan Partner to Expand Hot School Meals Programme In Kyrgyz Republic
The Government of Japan has contributed 5.8 million Kyrgyz som (roughly US$83,000) to help provide daily hot meals to more than 5,000 primary school students in 16 rural schools in the Chui and Issyk-Kul provinces of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.
FAO celebrates World Food Day each year on 16 October to commemorate the founding of the Organization in 1945. Events are organized in over 150 countries across the world, making it one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. These events promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.
WFP and Kyrgyz Institute for Strategic Studies Develop Food Insecurity Warning System
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the National Strategic Institute for Strategic Studies (NISS) have developed an innovative online platform which can forecast food security crises before they become critical. The system, which collects and analyses massive amounts of food price data, provides early warning so that governments can take action before it is too late.
Bishkek Primary School Children Will Improve Their Nutrition Knowledge During The WFP-Supported Healthy Eating Week
On the kick-off of the new academic year, the UN World Food Programme, Bishkek City Hall and the Russian Social and Industrial Foodservice Institute (SIFI) today launched the Healthy Eating Week in the capital school #64. The weeklong initiative include sessions on healthy food and active life-style as well as art master-classes and sports activities aiming to promote healthy eating and hygiene skills among children and their parents.
Kyrgyz Government and WFP Team Up to Improve Food Security and Nutrition
Under the MoU, WFP’s Country Strategic Plan (CSP) will be jointly implemented with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. It prioritizes school meals, food security and nutrition, as well as the improvement of rural livelihoods and food productivity in the face of climate change.
WFP Expands School Meals Programme In Kyrgyzstan
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is scaling up hot school meals to cover more than half of Kyrgyzstan’s primary schools over the next five years, thanks to a contribution of US$10 million from the Russian Federation.
Japan Steps Up Support To Rural Women In The Kyrgyz Republic
The Government of Japan has made a contribution of US$600,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support rural women in the Kyrgyz Republic in order for them to play a greater role in entrepreneurship and farming.
More countries acting to combat antimicrobial resistance in food and agriculture
Efforts to confront the spread of antimicrobial resistant pathogens on farms and in food systems are gathering momentum, thanks to strong backing by governments and technical support that is boosting national capacities to respond to the problem, FAO said today.
UN Women debriefed the Government Office on “Livelihoods through Participation and Equal Access to Water” project results
The purpose of the meeting was the formal hand-over of knowledge products developed within the project and brief Government on its results. The Government officials thanked UN Women Kyrgyzstan for the practical approach to project implementation, real partnership with the state at various levels and the generation of replicable products in line with Government strategies, such as the AIMAK e-governance system.
Secretary-General's video message to Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection International Forum
High-level delegations from all 12 snow leopard range countries and senior representatives of international organizations a progress made by the Kyrgyz Republic to the save leopard and also mitigate the effects of climate change in the world.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
This year’s theme for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, “Answering the Call to End Poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies”, celebrates the 25 year anniversary of the creation of this international day and the idea behind it: that hunger, lack of education, and violence are not inevitable. That extreme poverty must be something we all strive to eradicate.
The forest map goes digital
To launch a single database, 6 desktops of increased capacity and additional equipment were handed over to the forestry of the country.
The equipment was procured by UNDP and was handed over to the Department of the State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.
International conference on implementation of the national system of monitoring of SDGs is being held in the Kyrgyz Republic
Representatives of national statistical services of the CIS countries, the Zhogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic, the President’s Office of the KR, the Government Office of the KR and international organizations are taking part in the International Conference on Implementation of the National Monitoring System of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is being held in Bishkek 19-20 September 2016.
National Statistics committee and WFP agree to collaborate on food security statistics in the Kyrgyz Republic
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the National Statistics Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic (NSC) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve the analysis and dissemination of food security statistics in the Kyrgyz Republic.
WFP works with the Ministry of Education and Russian Federation to boost school meals in Kyrgyz schools
The UN World Food Programme and the Kyrgyz Ministry of Education and Science are expanding the Kyrgyz Republic’s school meals programme in the country’s poorest rural areas with financial and technical support from the Russian Federation.
Kyrgyz Republic, WFP launch skills training for food security in vulnerable communities
Kyrgyz Government, WFP launch short-term courses for food security in vulnerable communities
Pioneering Kyrgyzstan farmer catches the quinoa wave
As protein-rich quinoa becomes a trendy food choice worldwide, one pioneering farmer in remote Kyrgyzstan is reaping the benefits.
Russian Federation Boosts Support to WFP to Strengthen Rural Livelihoods of the Most Vulnerable in the Kyrgyz Republic
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a new contribution from the Russian Federation that will be used to support rural livelihoods and strengthen national productive safety nets for the most vulnerable communities in the Kyrgyz Republic.