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.
WFP and Japan Partner To Expand Hot School Meals Programme In Kyrgyz Republic
To signal a fresh start for the new academic year, 16 rural schools in Chui and Issyk-Kul provinces of the Kyrgyz Republic today launched a hot meals programme for 5,000 primary school students, thanks to the valuable contribution from the people of Japan and technical expertise from the UN World Food Programme.
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.
Rural Women in the Kyrgyz Republic improve agricultural productivity and design gender-sensitive local development plans through joint UN/Government project
Participants of the joint UN and the Kyrgyz government “Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment” (RWEE) project increased their agricultural production by 30-70 percent over a 4 year period, thus confirming the benefits of increasing economic opportunities for rural women. Additionally, RWEE participants achieved a 30 percent increase in income from the launch of business activities such as greenhouses, bakeries, photo studios, computer courses, and carpet workshops, and contributed to reduced rural unemployment.
The United Nations and the private sector in Kyrgyzstan: exploring areas for potential partnership
Bishkek, 22 March 2017 – International Business Council (IBC) arranged a roundtable to discuss the ways of building effective partnerships between the UN agencies and Kyrgyz businesses. The representatives of the UN Children Fund (UNICEF), the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and mining companies, cellular operators, financial institutions, as well as hospitality and tourism companies participated in the round table.
The Sputnik’s Chief Editor Will Join WFP on a Live Broadcast to discuss Gender Equality in Kyrgyzstan
The Sputnik International News Agency and Radio (Sputnik) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will join forces to discuss gender equality and women’s empowerment during a live broadcast attended by the Sputnik’s Chief Editor Margarita Simonyan.
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.
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).
Wanted: Your Ideas for Zero Hunger
The World Food Programme and Singularity University have launched the Global Impact Challenge, an open call for bold ideas to ensure sustainable access to local and nutritious food in emergencies.
WFP & Japan Boost Partnership To Empower Rural Women In The Kyrgyz Republic
The Government of Japan has contributed US$500,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to empower rural women and benefit more than 2,500 households in the Kyrgyz Republic.
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.
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.
KOICA&WFP partner to promote food security and reduce poverty in Kyrgyz Republic
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today signed a three-year agreement to improve food security, nutrition and resilience to climate-related and economic shocks for more than 80,000 vulnerable people in four Kyrgyz provinces.
WFP and Pepsico foundation partner to introduce hot school meals
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide, and the PepsiCo Foundation launched an initiative today to give 2,000 primary school students in the Kyrgyz Republic access to daily, hot school meals.
WFP and Japan partner to empower women farmers in the Kyrgyz Republic
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Embassy of Japan today participated in a ceremony to provide equipment to support food-processing businesses and rural women’s entrepreneurship across seven rural communities in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Kyrgyz Republic, Russia and WFP to scale up collaboration to promote social development
The Kyrgyz Republic and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that social protection measures in the country will be amplified thanks through collaboration between WFP and the Government and with financial 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
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.