21 May 2013
There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? The first key we unveiled last month was 'Nutrition'. What's the second key? We'll be unveiling a new "key" through a short film each month until June 2013 - and we want you to discover them with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, this time we're giving away two special WFP Tote Bags. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play!
29 March 2013
There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? Each month between April and June 2013, we'll be unveiling a new "key" through a short film - and we want you to discover them with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, we're also giving away some limited edition WFP Moleskine notebooks. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play!
22 January 2013
WFP India is inviting agencies/institutions to express their interest to undertake a study on how to enhance the nutritional content of the food basket distribtuted under the Targeted Public Distribution Systems (TPDS) in India.
16 December 2011
A slogan-writing competition held between schools in Delhi and in the National Capital Region gave students a platform to express their hopes and fears about poverty and hunger in India and the rest of the world.
14 December 2011
This is the first of its kind -- "knowledge partnership" between elected representatives of two states.
20 September 2011
Poor villagers in the hilly areas of the state of Uttarakhand in northern India no longer face starvation during the 'lean' season. Grain banks in their village, set up with WFP’s support, ensure at least two square meals a day.
11 July 2011
Eleven-year-old Shiva Adivasi looks every bit like the average teenage boy one would expect to see in the rural hinterlands of Madhya Pradesh. His hair unkempt, his hands and feet covered with layers of dust and his shirt secured in places with pins. But once he begins to speak about himself, the story changes completely.
25 February 2011
WFP's joint project with the Government of Madhya Pradesh seeks to reduce the incidence of anaemia among the marginalised Sahariya tribe by providing this impoverised community with access to free fortification of wheat flour
8 October 2010
WFP project enables a water-starved village in the state of Uttar Pradesh develop and maintain a pond which provides water all year round.
1 October 2010
With over 330 million beneficiaries, the Indian government runs the biggest subsidized food scheme in the world. However, keeping track of them all isn’t easy, which is why WFP is working with the state of Orissa to streamline the system using biometric data like fingerprints and eye scans.
- Water-hungry Indian villagers find new reservoirs of solidarity Source: The Guardian
- In India, Inadequate Storage Could Mean Wasted Food Source: VOA
- Nutrition in a bag Source: The Hindu
- Punjab, bread basket of India, hungers for change Source: Reuters
- Land rights for women can help ease India's child malnutrition crisis Source: The Guardian
- 6 June 2012 India: Food Distribution Goes High-Tech!
- 12 December 2011 India: The Impact Of High Food Prices -- A View From Deradhun Market
- 29 August 2007 Anoushka Shankar
- 9 September 2006 Cricket Against Hunger