World Food Program

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.

MP accuses government of wasting public money on “spoiled” school meals

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 - 08:50 GMT

A member of the Egyptian parliament has accused the government of wasting nearly one billion EGP on a school nutrition project that ended up poisoning hundreds of students due to “spoiled meals.”

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