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WFP to distribute 26,000 metric tons of wheat

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has announced the release of 26,000 metric tons of wheat for distribution in Pakistan by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The contribution, valued at $10 million, comes at a critical time when funding shortages are threatening WFP’s ability to provide emergency food assistance to almost one million people displaced by violence in the FATA. "This contribution is greatly welcomed and demonstrates…Read More

Govt, FAO, WFP plan to train food security experts

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: An Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) training and analysis workshop has recently been organised by the Government of Pakistan, FAO and WFP to train a pool of Certified Food Security Analysts at national level and come up with the first IPC map reflecting the current food security situation in Pakistan.According to details, as many as 50 food security experts were trained on analysis using IPC approach. The training was followed by an intensive workshop where…Read More