WFP Tajikistan Country Brief, May 2017
WFP Tajikistan School Meals Recipe Book was named “Best in the World” at the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, held in Yantai, China, May 27-28.
WFP Tajikistan and the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CoES) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in the area of Emergency Preparedness and Response, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA).
WFP Tajikistan held an event to celebrate School Meals Day at School No 1. in Rudaki District on May 4.
WFP Tajikistan in partnership with Caritas Switzerland hosted a five-day visit of the Canadian Earth Group in Dushanbe and Muminabad on 13-17 May.
• WFP - in collaboration with Caritas Switzerland - is exploring opportunities for local purchases of food with the small farmers association.
• Several FFA project proposals have been submitted by the field offices and the most relevant ones have been pre-selected for final project development.
• Data for the last round of the Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) were collected in April- May, 2017, with the facilitation of UNICEF. FSMS Round 19 bulletin is expected to be published in June 2017. During the round, WFP Tajikistan improved the FSMS questionnaire to incorporate a more comprehensive gender perspective, following a consultation with VAM regional expert.