A unique view of all the ways WFP is assisting millions of people worldwide.

Schools in Action
16 July 2015

School Meals For Poor Children In Madagascar

In the urban slum areas of Madagascar, the World Food Programme (WFP) school meals programme helps support children to attend school and keep them there, providing them with hope for a better future.

16 July 2015

10 Facts About Hunger In Iran

Here are ten facts that shed light on the food security situation of the Iraqi and Afghan refugees in Iran. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these important facts on Twitter.

16 July 2015

In Palestine, WFP Reaches Out To Food Insecure West Bank Bedouins

Aziz, a West Bank Bedouin from Area C, lives in Um Al-Khayr - once one of the richest nomadic communities in the area. But much like the rest of the 30,000 people living in the area, residents of the village in the south Hebron Hills face major restrictions on movement and construction.

Cash and Vouchers
15 July 2015

WFP and Ecuadorian Newspaper Share Nutritious Recipes with Local Ingredients

The recipes that reach the people of Quito on the back page of the newspaper Últimas Noticias are a contribution from the World Food Programme (WFP), in an effort to improve family diets. Thanks to these colorful publications, with photos, simple but nutritious recipes, and colloquially expressed nutritional advice, the city’s inhabitants learn traditional Ecuadorian recipes which over time had almost been forgotten. On the path to Zero Hunger, improving families’ knowledge of nutrition is a step forward towards a better diet.

Purchase for Progress
15 July 2015

United for a Sustainable Food System

The World Food Programme presented the new priorities of its activities in Cuba during the official launch of its first Country Programme (CP). With emphasis on sustainably and capacity strengthening, this programme sets the guidelines of WFP's collaboration in the island for 2015 to 2018.

15 July 2015

Building Roads and Resilience in Chad

Since December 2013, conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) has caused 113,000 Chadians in CAR to flee, returning to their home country. Though it seems like coming home would be easy, most of these people left Chad decades ago and no longer have a solid support network in their home country.

14 July 2015

A Tale of Two Schools: School Meals in Mali

Korka is in the second grade at Bankass school in Kani Kombole, and Amadou, in the sixth grade in Bandiagara school in Bendiely might live far apart - but they both have one thing in common: The World Food Programme's (WFP) school meals have helped to get them into the classroom and keep them there.

14 July 2015

Making The Most Of Soya In Afghanistan

A World Food Programme (WFP) project in Afghanistan is hoping to establish soya as a major crop and source of protein across the country.

14 July 2015

WFP Sri Lanka Boosts Data Collection with New Software System

Data collection and monitoring have improved at the World Food Programme (WFP) Sri Lanka, as the country office joins several others in adopting Android tablets equipped with specially designed software.

Climate Change
10 July 2015

Harvesting Water To Build Community Resilience In Karamoja

In Uganda’s poorest region, Karamoja, the World Food Programme (WFP), along with partners including local leaders and non-governmental organisations, is using funding from the United Kingdom, to help communities access something they consider more precious than gold – water.


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