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WFP Executive Director Attends Rio+20 Conference To Give Voice To Hungry

ROME – The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, arrived today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ahead of the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, 20-22 June.

Blog From Haiti: Supporting Dairy Farmers, Feeding School Children

On her way to the Rio+20 summit in Brazil, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin stopped off in Haiti to see some of WFP’s projects there. She sent back this blog after seeing how children in several schools are now receiving local milk as part of a truly sustainable project that supports local farmers while ensuring children get the nutrition they need.

WFP Reinforces Commitment To End Hunger Through "True Partnerships" In Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE – On her first trip to Haiti as the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, confirmed WFP’s commitment to support Haiti in finding sustainable solutions to hunger and malnutrition.

WFP Commitment To World Environment Day

"Today is World Environment Day, when all United Nations staff are encouraged to make a personal commitment to environmental sustainability.

WFP Applauds Additional US Donation To Fight Growing Hunger In The Sahel

ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today applauded additional humanitarian assistance from the United States to help millions of people affected by the drought that has gripped the Sahel region of West Africa.