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The Government of Benin and WFP country office signed a four-year funds transfer agreement of XAF 27.2 billion, to implement school meals programme in 1,574 schools through an integrated approach.
WFP in collaboration with the National Institute of Statistic and Applied Economics is conducting the third edition of the national survey on the Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA).
On 2 May, a delegation from Saudi Arabia visited Benin for the donation ceremony of 30 tons of dates to WFP supported school meals programme.
A total of 6,424 mt of food commodities are being delivered in Niger through the supply corridor of Benin.
Food deliveries for the last quarter of the school year took place. WFP provides school meals to 101,297 children for 21 days instead of 55 during this last trimester.
In 2016, BTC started implementing the new assistance paradigm which in 2015 was outlined for the upcoming fifteen years.
On 11 April, a high-level visit by Benin’s First Lady and the Director of Claudine Talon Foundation was conducted in the district of Ifangni lo learn more about WFP-supported school meals programme.
The Ministry of Education organized on 26 and 27 April, the second Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) workshop with all stakeholders (including those benefiting from WFP’s support).
La politique belge en matière de développement international subit de profondes transformations.
Dans l’élan des Objectifs de développement durable, nous définissons dans de nombreux domaines une nouvelle approche et endossons un leadership international, avec pour mot d’ordre l’innovation.
La Belgique joue un rôle de premier plan dans le domaine de la numérisation et du développement. Sous son impulsion, l’Union européenne a décidé d’accorder désormais une place de choix aux technologies numériques dans le cadre de sa politique de développement.
The Belgian international development policy is undergoing a complete transformation. Under the impulse of the Sustainable Development Goals we opt in many different fields for a new approach and for international leadership. Innovation is the key word in this context.
The Government through the Ministry of primary and basic education, in partnership with WFP Benin country office has organized the second edition of the African Schools Meals Day.
The third and last food deliveries for the 2016/17 school year started on 10 march 2017 for three weeks. WFP provided school meals to 101,297 children for 21 days instead of 55.
The fifth budget revision has been approved to extend the Development project (DEV 200304) for 15 months (from 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2018).
Funds are needed to pursue capacity development activities in the school meals programme including trainings for members of school canteens committees.
Seven districts of the Savannah and Kara regions may experience food shortages in the coming months due to the low level of food production recorded in those areas during the 2016-2017 agricultural year.
WFP country office received a delegation from Sofia University in Japan to visit Benin school meals programme.
Food deliveries to schools ended on 28 February 2017. WFP provided school meals to 101,279 children for 26 days instead of a trimester.
Since January 2017, the Country Programme is experiencing severe funding constraints.
The fifth budget revision has been approved to extend DEV 200304 for 15 months (from 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2018).
Funds are needed to pursue capacity development activities in the school meals programme including trainings for members of schools canteens committees.
Food deliveries to schools are underway. WFP will only be able to provide school meals to 101,279 children for 26 days instead of a trimester.
In the framework of the "Innovations from the field: Gender Mainstreaming from the ground up" project WFP conducted a baseline survey on nutritional status among children aged 6 to 59 months and pregnant and nursing women in two villages of Karimama.
From January 2017 onwards, the Country Programme will experience severe funding constraints.
(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Foyer in Porto-Novo, the capital city of Benin, serves boys and girls in very complex situations, including youth who have been abandoned by their families, victims of abuse and those who are victims of forced marriages. The organization received funding from a donor through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, to help support Salesian missionaries’ work with street children.
- The fifth Budget Revision is approved to extend Development Project (DEV) 200304 for 15 months (from 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2018). Additional funds are still needed to implement planned activities.
WFP is in the process of purchasing food to provide school meals to 101,279 children, only for 21 days.
From January 2017 onwards, the programme will experience severe funding constraints.
Food is being procured to assist 101,279 children in 562 schools. The tonnage purchased will cover only 21 days in the first trimester of 2017.
School feeding management committees have been set up and members trained on school meals management.
Children and women in West and Central Africa remain vulnerable to multiple threats, including insecurity, conflict, drought, flooding and epidemics. In the Central African Republic and the Lake Chad basin, widespread violence and armed conflict characterized by grave human rights violations have led to mass displacement both internally and across borders.
A delegation from Togo visited the Country Office to discuss the multisectoral implementation of the school feeding programme in Benin.
The Country Office organized events during the campaign against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence day to sensitize the staff and partners on this issue.
To date, WFP has assisted 96,765 children with school meals. However, starting next January, the programme will experience severe funding constraints.
The country office has just launched its first cash distribution using mobile money for asset creation activities in Malanville. Nearly 850 people will receive conditional cash.
The United Nations day has been celebrated in a school supported by WFP. This has been a great opportunity to increase the visibility of WFP’s interventions in Benin.
To date, nearly 99,000 school children have been provided with school meals. However, starting next January, the programme will experience severe funding constraints.