News release
12 January 2011

DHAKA - The United Nations World Food Programme has extended its current refugee operations for two more years to provide support to 31,000 food-insecure refugees in Cox’s Bazar at a cost of nearly US$11 million. 

30 December 2010

DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme Executive Board has approved a one-year extension of the current Bangladesh Country Programme to provide support to 2.1 million hungry, vulnerable and malnourished people at a cost of nearly US$76 million.

17 November 2010

International food prices have increased steeply in the last six months, bringing the UN Food and Agriculture (FAO) Food Price Index to its highest level since September 2008. However, recent harvests have been better and global food stocks are higher.

Logistics, Nutrition
2 November 2010

SEOUL – LG Electronics (LG) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have this week come together in new partnership to strengthen the fight against hunger and under-nutrition in Asia.

15 October 2010

ROME –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today marks World Food Day by celebrating the bold leadership and outstanding contributions of national governments toward lasting solutions to hunger and malnutrition.

Climate Change
26 August 2010

“Food is the basic need of the people. We can understand this need and that’s why we gave this food aid on a priority basis for the ultra-poor of the country. We hope that this assistance will help the poor and fulfill their basic needs even in the remote areas of the country.”....... Mr. Tamotsu Shintosuka, Ambassador to Bangladesh

Ambassadors & Celebrities
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.