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13 December 2008

Three years ago, Ntsonyama Sekoai finally summoned up the courage to take an HIV test. For months he had been feeling sick and losing weight.
Too weak to work, all he could do was watch as his family grew ever more impoverished and desperate.


12 December 2007

Nicole Menage, chief of WFP’s food procurement service, talks to web writer Michelle Hough about a little-known fact: WFP bought over three-quarters of its food in 2006 in developing countries.


10 December 2007

Despite the worst drought in 30 years, farmers in Lesotho have produced enough food to feed themselves and their families, and sell what's left over to WFP. Richard Lee visited a group of farmers who are looking forward to a brighter future thanks to WFP purchasing their food.


27 July 2007

WFP has welcomed contributions of $104 million from the US government this month to feed the hungry poor in 15 countries.


6 July 2007

Ten countries where violence persists and populations live in fear. People in Hunger's Global Hotspots don't know what tomorrow will bring and they often have to rely on WFP for their next meal.


4 July 2007

In regions wracked by violence or submerged by floods, the first emergency is how to deliver enough food as quickly and efficiently as possible. Here are some of the crises counted among WFP's "global hotspots".


29 June 2006

HIV/AIDS is aggravating chronic hunger in southern Africa and despite better harvests across the region, more than three million people will remain short of basic food supplies through to December.


22 December 2005

While much of the rest of the world feasts over the holiday season, more than nine million southern Africans face an uncertain future in 2006 because WFP lacks the funding to deliver enough food aid to the hungriest in the region.