Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
The World Food Programme (WFP) today marks World AIDS Day by emphasizing the importance of providing food and nutrition support to people living with HIV and their families.
At a critical time in the world, when resources are scarce but humanitarian needs remain acute, it has never been more important to do aid right. At the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), we believe in delivering the right aid, in the right place, at the right time, and to the right people. No matter how challenging the circumstances.
The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Josette Sheeran, is in Busan, South Korea, to attend the fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, where she will meet with government leaders and heads of UN agencies.
An assessment conducted by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) indicates an improvement in the main annual harvest for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) compared to 2010 but highlights ongoing concerns over the nutrition situation, particularly among young children.
The Government of Finland has donated 1 million euros (US$ 1.4 million) to WFP Afghanistan, which will be used to buy nutritious food for young children.
Eight fundraising champions of the 2010 World Hunger Relief campaign, organised by YUM! Brands, have seen for themselves the impact of their donations to the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) projects in Laos.
New “Bayan” bread product will generate proceeds for WFP’s school feeding programme. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Philippine’s largest bakery chain, Julie’s Bakeshop, have entered into an innovative partnership to fight hunger in the Philippines.
Nutrition is at the heart of the new Country Programme for Lao PDR approved by the Executive Board of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in November 2011.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a Kuwaiti contribution of US$250,000 to support ongoing operations in Somalia, where famine has struck six areas, driving thousands to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.
Fourth Runner-up Miss Universe 2010 Venus Raj is joining WFP and Yum! Brands World Hunger Relief campaign, the world’s largest private sector fundraising effort to help alleviate hunger and under-nutrition.