WFP Awards Students For Ideas To Fight Hunger

Published on 24 February 2010

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday awarded school students for writing essays about innovative strategies to fight hunger in India, said an official release. WFP had conducted the essay-writing competition to mark the World Food Day. (..) Giving away prizes, Matthew Mcilvenna, Deputy Country Director WFP Delhi, said: “It was very encouraging to read of the compassion students have for people who never have enough to eat. The world’s poor are going through a difficult time with high food prices and we need to push ourselves harder in order to help them.”

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