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Better Tools Needed To Protect Poor From Hunger

Climate change and volatile food prices make the world’s poorest ever more vulnerable to hunger. That’s why social protection mechanisms and resilience strategies are increasingly important, says WFP Executive Ertharin Cousin, outlining some of the ways WFP is working with governments and other partners to address this need.

On World Food Day, WFP Emphasizes Commitment To The Most Vulnerable

WFP and its partners are celebrating World Food Day (16 October) by reaffirming their commitment to helping communities overcome hunger. In South Sudan, WFP has increased the emphasis on community-based activities to build resilience to shocks and promote longer-term food security.

A l'Occasion de la Journée Mondiale de l'Alimentation, le PAM souligne son engagement Auprès des plus Vulnérables

Le 16 octobre 2012, le PAM-Burundi s’est joint au reste du monde pour célébrer la Journée Mondiale dédiée à l’alimentation. A cette occasion, il a sorti un communiqué de presse dans lequel il réaffirme son engagement à continuer à apporter un appui aux personnes les plus vulnérables à l’insécurité alimentaire, à des fins aussi bien humanitaires que de développement.

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.