Over six months after it was announced, the government is now set to distribute a promised COVID-19 stimulus package to 24,742 vulnerable households in Grand Bassa.
Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh, who chairs the National Steering Committee for the COVID-19 food distribution, says senators are responsible for the high administrative cost requested by the U.N. World Food Programme to head the food distribution.
The United Nations World Food Programme has disputed the government’s claim that it needs US$9 million as administrative fees to implement the country’s COVID-19 Household Food Support Program.
The World Food Programme has organized a price monitoring training to better equip staff from the Ministry of Agriculture and the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services to monitor the prices of commodities at markets across the country.
The Ministry of Agriculture and its partners have concluded celebrating World Food Day at the Fairground in Buchanan.
After being suspended for a year, the World Food Programme is expected to recommence its home-grown school meals program in Nimba for the 2018/2019 academic year, beginning with selected schools in four education districts.
Several Liberian journalists are expected to undergo training in food and nutrition security reporting.
Did Ureyâ€™s team treat over 5,000 people during the Ebola epidemic? And if so, was that number more than what the government and international community treated combined?