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On World Food Day, WFP Emphasizes Its Commitment To Supporting The Most Vulernable

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners celebrates World Food Day (16 October) by reaffirming their commitment to helping communities overcome hunger. In Ethiopia, WFP is helping smallholder farmers become more productive and gain better market access through its Purchase for Progress initiative.

Four UN Agencies Work To Empower Rural Women

Investing in women farmers could reduce the number of hungry people in the world by 100 to 150 million people. That was one of many insights which emerged at the launch of a joint project to empower farmers in seven different countries on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

WFP at the UN General Assembly: Highlights

WFP’s Executive Director Ertharin Cousin is in New York this week, taking part in a range of hunger-related events in and around the UN General Assembly. Here are the day-by-day highlights.

Better Than Cash: Harnessing New Technologies To Fight Hunger

Digital food is the future of humanitarian food assistance, says WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin who joined with agency heads and private partners in launching the innovative “Better than Cash Alliance” on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

The Netherlands And WFP Strengthen Partnership To End Global Hunger

THE HAGUE –The close collaboration between the Netherlands and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was reaffirmed today during meetings between WFP’s Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and Dutch partners across all areas: government, civil society and the private sector.