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Mr. Stefano Porretti

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Somalia Country Director

Local Address: Somalia
World Food Programme
1819 L St. NW Suite 400
Washington D.C. , District of Columbia 20036
United States

Company Description: WFP is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. Each year, on average, WFP feeds more than 90 million people in more than 70 countries.

Employment History

  • Head of Somalia Program
    World Food Programme
  • Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia ,
    The UN
  • Chad Country Director
    The UN

Board Memberships and Affiliations

105 Total References
Web References
"Using vouchers gives people greater ..., 21 May 2012 [cached]
"Using vouchers gives people greater choice about what food to eat, and gives WFP a powerful new tool for providing food assistance to the most vulnerable," WFP's Country Director for Somalia, Stefano Porretti, said in a news release today.
"Making use of natural resources is ..., 18 Oct 2013 [cached]
"Making use of natural resources is vital in fighting hunger," said Stefano Porretti, the WFP representative in Somalia.
Stefano Porretti, head of ..., 18 Mar 2012 [cached]
Stefano Porretti, head of WFP's Somalia program, said feeding programs in Mogadishu were expanded rapidly in emergency conditions, and from October to January, WFP did not have independent monitoring was suspended.
"Changes to it (WFP procedures) are now being made," he said.
He said AP's research was done in that time frame, and that after AP's findings were shown to WFP, the U.N. body's new third-party monitor watched the sites closely for a week.
"The amount of food delivered is what is expected, and it is being cooked," Porretti said.
AOS: The acting UN Humanitarian ..., 23 May 2013 [cached]
AOS: The acting UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Stefano Porretti, has said that while the crisis continues, “innovative approaches to aid delivery†have made a profound difference.
IRIN Africa | West Africa | CHAD | CHAD: Aid worker in "critical condition" after carjacking in east | Peace Security, Refugees IDPs | Breaking News, 1 May 2006 [cached]
"If peace is re-established in Sudan then we hope that the same might apply in Chad," said Stefano Porretti, Chad Country Director for the UN's World Food Programme (WFP), which has warned repeatedly that security concerns in eastern Chad are jeopardising its operation to feed more than 200,000 Darfurian refugees.
However, Porretti noted, "it is clear that the primary party with responsibility for what is happening in Chad is the Chadian government.
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