Food Consumption


  • World Refugee Day In Ecuador: "Food Tastes Better when we are Together"

    ECU Family Meal Food Tastes Delicious

    18/06/2015 — Food Consumption

    Through the Family Meal initiative, a project developed by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), photographer Chris Terry travelled around the world in


    Belita Carlito: An image of hope

    18/04/2015 — Food Consumption

    Belita Carlito and her family are among 300,000 people who were displaced from their homes by floods that affected the northern and central provinces of Mozambique from January onwards. After the initial shock, their lives

  • Food Security Improves But Gaps Remain In Zimbabwe


    26/09/2014 — Food Consumption

    Buhera - The day starts early and ends late for Sekai Muzivi, a mother of four. Every morning, she walks seven kilometres from her village in Buhera to neighbouring farms to look for odd jobs.

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  • 10/11/2015 — Food Consumption

    We'll Call You Back: WFP's 2 Way Communications in DRC

    In Goma, WFP sends out automated SMS surveys to student key informants to collect food prices in the local markets. The information is then recorded into an Interactive Voice Response system that beneficiaries can call to listen to information on food prices, WFP distribution dates, and phone survey dates free of charge. For more information on the project, please visit the VAM blog.

  • 22/08/2013 — Food Consumption

    Famine Food Legends #2: Malawi Mice Kebabs

    Roadside vendors selling "mice on stick" are sometimes used as evidence for widespread hunger in Malawi. Though malnutrition and food insecurity are persistent problems in the southern African country, mice are a common snack even among people who don't suffer from hunger.

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