The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger in the world. WFP’s mission is to help the world reach the zero hunger goal by 2030. WFP works every day to ensure that the most vulnerable, especially women and children, can access to the nutritious foods they need to lead productive and healthy lives.
WFP MANDATE AND INTERVENTIONS IN MALI
In Mali, WFP supports government efforts through an assistance strategy aimed at responding to the humanitarian emergency, strengthening the resilience of communities and supporting sustainable development efforts. In collaboration with state institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners of the United Nations system, WFP organizes cash or in-kind transfers to meet the food needs of families affected by conflicts or hazards , provides school meals that promote girls and boys’ access to education, supports the prevention and treatment of malnutrition, provides technical and financial support to groups of small agricultural producers to improve their production and access at the market.
WFP also provides the air transport service, providing humanitarian and development actors with safe, reliable and economical transport to the regions of Mopti, Gao, Menaka, Timbuktu and Kayes, which provides access to the most vulnerable populations. vulnerable. The world’s largest humanitarian agency also supports the government and its partners, through food and nutrition security analyzes, the provision of logistics services, and information and communication technologies.