Kyrgyzstan + 2 more

Crisis Response: Europe and Central Asia Region Food Projects



The World Bank's Global Food Crisis Response Program has helped to mitigate the social, and health and nutrition impact of rising food prices on children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, elderly and other vulnerable groups in Moldova, Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan. As part of the program, temporary cash transfers, nutritional supplements, flour fortification and food packages were provided through three timely and targeted food crisis response projects. In all, a total of 67,000 beneficiaries received food, 1.3 million received vitamin A supplements and 360,000 received cash transfers.