Newly appointed World Food Program Representative and Country Director to Ethiopia keen to work in the various fields of the humanitarian activities

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The newly appointed World Food Program Representative and Country Director to Ethiopia, Joyce Kanyangwa Luma, has expressed her readiness to collaboratively work in the various fields of the humanitarian activities.
Luma who took office in Addis Ababa last October will manage one of World Food Program’s largest operations.
In Ethiopia, World Food Program protects the lives and livelihoods of millions of people through food assistance, local capacity building activities, resilience building and many other programs.
“I am honored to start my position as the new WFP Country Director in Ethiopia,” said Luma. “The history and culture of this country has long interested me. More than this, I am encouraged by the impressive sustainable developments gains made in the last 15-20 years – it is a great success story. I look forward to working closely with the Government, donors and partners to accomplishment even more together for the people of Ethiopia.”
Before joining World Food Program, Luma worked for the Food Agricultural Organization in Zambia, managing the multi-agency funded Household Food Security, Nutrition and Health Monitoring System.
By Kiram Tadesse