HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
Canada makes 5-year, $350m pledge to World Food Program

CTV.ca

1311 days ago   Article ID# 1277347
Original URL

 

World Food Program

TORONTO, CANADA (CTV.ca) - Canada has pledged a total of $350 million over five years to the World Food Program and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

International Co-operation Minister Bev Oda says some of the money, coming on the eve of the WFP's 50th anniversary, will help the UN agency feed people facing natural disaster and humanitarian crisis.

The World Food Program is CIDA's largest humanitarian partner.

CIDA has also made an additional four-year commitment to WFP's school feeding program in places like Ethiopia, where 690,000 children will receive nutritionally fortified, cooked meals each day.

The Canadian Foodgrains Bank, CIDA's largest Canadian food assistance partner, provides food and development assistance through 15 Canadian church-based member agencies.

Copyright 2015 CTV.ca   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1311 days ago   Article ID# 1277347

World Food Program    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More World Food Programme News

Hope for Syrians comes with a little card

38 hours ago From huffingtonpost.com 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - ...

WFP joins hands with TAAN, NMA to supply relief to remote villages

2 days ago From ekantipur.com 

KATHMANDU, NEPAL - ...

US food shipment arrives in Sudan

3 days ago From sudantribune.com 

PARIS, FRANCE - ...

European Union helps treat malnutrition among Sudan’s most vulnerable

4 days ago From sudantribune.com 

PARIS, FRANCE - ...

WFP starts high-altitude operation

4 days ago From nepalitimes.com 

PATAN DHOKA, NEPAL - ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next >> 

<< Return To World News

Action Center

Mount Everest's glaciers may disappear by 2100 with rising emissions

Action: Climate Change

"The signal of future glacier change in the region is clear: continued and possibly accelerated mass loss from glaciers is li ...

Washington's wolves under attack -- help now

Action: Wildlife Conservation

In the past few years Washington's Department of Fish and Wildlife has acted in ways that seriously call into question the ag ...

Amazon deforestation speeding global warming

Action: Stop Deforestation

Human activity has destroyed huge swaths of the Amazon rainforest's biomass as trees are cleared to make way for pasture, soy ...

Keep California's rivers clean and clear of mining

Action: Stop Pollution

Suction dredge mining has been a scourge in California for years. This form of mining peppers rivers and streams with platoon ...

How many more oil spills will we have to see?

Action: Save Our Oceans

It's the worst kind of déjà vu: On May 19 yet another major oil spill had cleanup crews fanned out along Santa Barbara's Refu ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.