The President of the Republic, Head of State, HE Mr. Mohamed Bazoum received, on Tuesday afternoon February 15, 2022, the Executive Director of the World Food Program (WFP), Mr. David Beasley.
“The President of the Republic is totally committed to supporting people affected by the various crises linked to insecurity, drought, the effects of climate change and Covid-19,” said Mr. David Beasley on leaving. of hearing.
The interview focused on several topics including “how to support all these families across Niger”, he said.
“Programs such as school feeding and resilience, which allow families to meet their needs, are to be preferred,” he said.
“My role, he stressed, is to ensure that the WFP cannot have work to do, when we manage to allow families to succeed on their own, to take charge of themselves. And we are doing this work together with the Government of Niger. »
“I’m going to speak with world leaders so that we don’t forget Niger. We will work together for peace, and make sure that countries like Afghanistan, Ukraine, Syria and Yemen cannot take the lead in the news,” Mr. David Beasley said.
WFP, the largest humanitarian organization fighting hunger in the world, “responds in Niger to the needs of poor women, men, boys and girls since 1968.”
To save lives, this UN organization intervenes in crisis areas. It provides food assistance in these areas to help victims of conflicts, such as refugees, displaced persons, returnees and host populations.