Goat milk, a source of added nutrition

Katherine McAleer

“A few years ago, using goat’s milk in porridge was a new idea for me”, said Linny Malidade, a mother of five small children and smallholder farmer.

Linny could not afford to buy regular cow’s milk so the milk provided by…

In 2020, WFP’s programmes planted 7.2 million tree seedlings across Southern Malawi.

Katherine McAleer

When students arrive to class at Namilongo School, a small oasis of neatly planted trees and shrubs along the walkways and common spaces welcome them.

Head Teacher, Mrs Rhoda Mpumira, explains how participating in the World…

WFP and MSF fighting COVID-19 together in Malawi

Katherine McAleer

The second wave of COVID-19 hit Malawi as people were ringing in 2021 and celebrating the end of a particularly hard year under lockdown.

The third wave, which unfolded at surprisingly high speed, hit as many were getting ready for…

They are artists, dressmakers, sportsmen and professionals who have dreams for a better tomorrow


Zimbabwe: the Tongogara refugee camp in Chipinge is home to more than 15 000 refugees who have fled war, conflict and unrest across the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa regions. …

Communities in rural Tanzania reaping health benefits


Once a month, Stephen John volunteers at the Bahi Dispensary in Bahi district, Dodoma. Here, he assists nurses at the Reproductive and Child Health clinic by delivering important nutrition messages. …

WFP’s experience in delivering food assistance to remote regions of the world is helping in the fight against malnutrition and stunting in Rwanda

By JohnPaul Sesonga

A healthy diet for her baby is everything for Fatma, a mother from Sakara village in Eastern Rwanda. …

Raised gardens have led to increased crop production, raised income and self-sustainability for thousands of people


A group of women and men are working in a garden, constructing garden beds in Mlebe Village, Chamwino district, Dodoma. …

ECHO support to Lesotho under COVID-19 has led to sustainability

By Malehloa Letsie

Each morning, 65-year-old Mary Thakane Thabaneng sits on a repurposed oil bucket outside her home, watches the sunrise, and worries a little less about where her next meal is coming from. Her small vegetable garden is her…

No soil? No problem. Hydroponic systems are improving nutrition for prison inmates in Namibia

We’re one step closer to Zero Hunger with a farming method that requires little water and space

By Luise Shikongo

In her tiny prison cell surrounded by chipped walls and little natural light,
Diana Van…

Increasing opportunities for youth in Djibouti and South Sudan

Story by Danijela Milic

The World Food Programme (WFP), with national partners, is leveraging 60 years of supply chain expertise to develop a new generation of professionals by providing vocational training programmes to youth in Djibouti and South Sudan; teaching young students how to handle forklifts to managing inventory and…


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