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WFP Algeria Country Brief, February 2024 – Algeria


In Numbers

133,672 rations provided in February

1,492 mt of food assistance was distributed in February as General Food Assistance (GFA)

US$ 316,205 cash-based transfers (CBT) in February 2024 (covering January and February).

US$ 14.7 m six months net funding requirements (March to August 2024)

Operational Updates

  • WFP is preparing for its new three-year Interim Country Strategic Plan (ICSP), which is planned to commence in January 2025.

  • In February, WFP distributed 133,672 food rations constituting a total of 1,528 kcal per person per day which included: 5 kg of fortified wheat flour, 1.5 kg of barley, 1.5 kg of lentils, 1.5 kg of rice, 0.91 kg of vegetable oil, 0.75 kg of sugar. The Algerian Red Crescent (ARC) complemented WFP’s dry food ration by 3 kg of wheat flour, 0.5 kg of barley, 0.5 kg of lentils, 0.5 kg of rice.

  • WFP provided nutritious gofio porridge (made from gofio1, dried skimmed milk, vitamin-enriched oil, and sugar), in addition to the 50 g packet of fortified biscuits to 40,196 school girls and boys.

  • The integrated and sustainable farming project (ISFP) entered the harvest season as food products reached maturity.