World Food Program

WFP sounds alarm on food security amid conflict in Israel and Palestine

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 01:28 GMT

As the conflict intensifies, civilians, including vulnerable children and families, face mounting challenges in accessing essential food supplies, with food distribution networks disrupted and food production severely hampered by hostilities.

Discussed: How small, medium enterprises contributed to empowering Egyptian women

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 12:03 GMT

Egypt is keen to launch strategies initiatives and societal programs in support of women, which contributed to building their capacities and empowering them politically, economically and socially.

WFP Representative: Egypt is a strategic partner in development programs and has a future vision

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 11:34 GMT

Egypt is one of the first countries that support developmental programs through debt swap programs.

WFP to deliver aid to 100,000 families in Afghanistan

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 10:11 GMT

The World Food Program (WFP) is assisting with food more than 100,000 Afghan families in western Farah province, Pajhwok reported Tuesday.

Egypt, WFP discuss areas of common cooperation

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 01:26 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Rania A. Al-Mashat, met Tuesday with Corinne Fleischer, the World Food Programme’s newly appointed Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.

Egypt, WFP discuss expanding rural development project

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:48 GMT

The step comes after the success of the first phase of the project that was implemented in 63 villages in Egypt.

UN food chief urges rich to help keep millions from starving

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:10 GMT

The WFP and its partners were going all out to reach as many as 138 million people this year — “the biggest scale-up in our history,” he said.

2nd phase of illegal migration awareness program launched, initiative to train youth on online professions proposed

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 10:01 GMT

The Ministry of Immigration and Egyptian Expats Affairs is working closely with the World Food Program (WFP) on various levels to reduce the illegal migration phenomenon.

WFP’s director visits St. Catherine’s Monastery, hails security and beauty

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 - 02:58 GMT

The Executive Director of the UN World Food Program, David Paisley visited on Saturday Saint Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai.

African officials praise Egypt’s efforts in World Food Program: Amb.

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 12:56 GMT

The executive board has adopted a number of important policies and programs to strengthen the work of the World Food Program in the coming period.

UN assessing damage at Yemeni port city grain mills

Fri, 10 May 2019 - 09:43 GMT

The UN are assessing possible damage to grain stores it manages near the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeidah that were hit by gunfire on Thursday, Reuters reported on Friday.

Sisi meets with WFP's executive director

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 - 12:30 GMT

Sisi received on Saturday executive director of the World Food Program (WFP) David Beasley.

UN to hold peace talks between Yemeni gov't, Houthis in Geneva

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:05 GMT

UN envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths announced Friday that formal invitations were sent to the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels for talks on Sept. 6 in Geneva.

Houthi militants storm WFP warehouse in Hodeidah: Minister

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 08:52 GMT

Yemeni Minister of Local Administration Abdel-Raqeeb Fateh has accused Houthi militants of storming a World Food Program (WFP) warehouse in Hodeidah.

FM discusses development with World Food Program

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 - 06:41 GMT

The World Food Program pays special attention to the social solidarity schemes of the Egyptian government and food supplies provided to refugees in the country.

WFP allocates $454M to back Egypt's 5-yrplan for food security

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 12:25 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Italy and Permanent Representative to UN Organizations in Rome Hisham Badr said the UN World Food Program (WFP) supports Egypt's 2018-2023 plan for food security with 454 million dollars.

WFP to increase its budget to $20M in Egypt: Amb in Rome

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 09:41 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador in Rome Hisham Badr stated Friday that the World Food Program approved to increase its budget in Egypt to $20 million.

Ghada Wali meets World Food Program delegation

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 10:12 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali met on Thursday with a visiting delegation of the World Food Program (WFP).

Luxor governor, WFP head discuss food security projects

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 01:50 GMT

Luxor Governor Mohammed Badr on Saturday discussed with World Food program (WFP) Egypt Country Director Menghestab Haile means of developing WFP projects in Luxor.

WFP warns of coming famine in Yemen

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 - 12:27 GMT

A spokesman for the World Food Program has warned of a coming famine in Yemen and urged exerting more efforts and providing basic aid supplies to the Yemeni people.