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20 April 2010

ADDIS ABABA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a generous donation of US$23 million from the European Commission through the Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO), to support food assistance for 2.3 million vulnerable people in the country.


24 November 2009

JOHANNESBURG – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a generous donation of R3 million (US$400,000) from the Government of South Africa, which will help the agency to feed thousands of hungry families in the Horn of Africa region.


19 November 2009

ROME – Spain’s Secretary of State for International Cooperation, Soraya Rodriguez Ramos, today announced a donation of €75 million (US$112m) to the United Nations World Food Programme in response to the critical hunger situation in the Horn of Africa.


22 September 2008

WFP today appealed for US$460 million to feed 9.6 million hungry people affected by drought and high food prices in Ethiopia through to March next year.


7 March 2008

WFP is expanding operations to reach 4.6 million people in Ethiopia with emergency food assistance, in response to the government’s urgent appeal for food and nutrition assistance to avoid hunger-related deaths in coming months.


4 January 2008

Amid international concern about soaring food and fuel costs, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme, Josette Sheeran, will visit Ethiopia from 1-2 April – a year after her inaugural visit in April 2007 – and Kenya from 2-3 April.


20 November 2007

Under the auspices of the Royal Court, the United Nations World Food Programme has been discussing this week with the authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ways to further strengthen their humanitarian partnership to help feed the hungry poor around the world.


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.