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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.

WFP Executive Director Thanks Japan For Ongoing Commitment To Ending Hunger

TOKYO – On her first trip to Japan as the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin this week welcomed the continued commitment by Japan – including the Japanese government, business, non-governmental organizations and citizens – to the fight against hunger.

ED In Japan: "We Will Work Every Day To Earn Your Trust"

World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin met today with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, welcoming the nation's continued commitment to support WFP, even amidst fiscal difficulties.

WFP Executive Director Travels To Japan And Australia

ROME – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, travels this week to two of the agency’s leading donors and supporters.

Food Security Is Key To Global Security, Says WFP Head

As NATO members gathered in Chicago to discuss global security challenges, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin gave a keynote speech at the “1,000 Days to Change the Future: Making Malnutrition History” event, highlighting how food security and nutrition are the basis of economic and global security.