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14 October 2009

3 July 2008

The award-winning Internet word game FreeRice has revealed a surprising staying power as a web phenomenon and six months after its birth has now generated 21 billion grains of rice for the world’s hungry.


25 January 2008

A new World Food Programme assessment shows that food remains the most urgent priority for many families in cyclone-affected areas.


29 November 2007

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announces a plan to provide emergency food aid to 2.2 million people left hungry and homeless by this month’s cyclone in Bangladesh over the next six months, while applying the lessons of past floods and cyclones to prevent a surge in malnutrition in the aftermath of the disaster.


19 November 2007

The United Nations World Food Programme and the Bangladesh Air Force have started using helicopters to airdrop WFP high energy biscuits to people stranded in inaccessible areas affected by last week’s cyclone.


16 November 2007

The United Nations World Food Programme has begun distributing high-energy biscuits to devastated villages and shelters in the southern coastal regions of Bangladesh hit last night by Cyclone Sidr.


16 October 2007

FAO has called for a renewed commitment to guarantee the right to food for the world's hundreds of millions of hungry people.


16 October 2007

Read UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon message to mark World Food Day, which this year promotes the Right to Food.