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

7 March 2016

Building A Future For Women In South Sudan

“It’s hard to be a woman here,” Dimanche, a World Food Programme (WFP) Field Monitoring Assistant, tells me. She has been counselling a group of women whose experiences bear witness to the horrific realities of the South Sudan conflict.

7 March 2016

The Junior Professional Officer Experience at WFP: Kaisa Antikainen JPO from Finland

Kaisa Antikainen, Information and Communications Officer, shares her experience and insight as a JPO of Findland for WFP.

7 March 2016

WFP in Bangladesh: Helping Women Take Control of Their Lives

On the occasion of the 2016 International Women’s Day, we highlight how a food security project empowers women and challenges traditional gender roles – crucial steps for any country to attain gender equality by 2030 as agreed in SDG 5. 

3 March 2016

Generation Zero Hunger: 400 Students and Educators Convene to Tackle Global Hunger

“Your generation is the one that can end hunger.” And with that, Catherine Bertini, the former executive director of the World Food Programme and professor at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, kicked off the 2016 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit.

School Meals
3 March 2016

Clean, Feed, Read, Learn in Nepal

The School Meals Programme in Nepal launches Clean, Feed, Read, Learn campaign for better integration of literacy, health and nutrition

3 March 2016

Harvesting Love In Bhutan, the Last Shangri-La

In every village, children are surrounded by isolated green slopes and ever-present mist in a land known for its ethereal beauty — Bhutan. Sitting on the southeastern slopes of the Himalayas, the country paints a perfect picture of an inherent, communal love for nature.

Cash and Vouchers
3 March 2016

Philippines: Cash Transfers Provide Flexible Options for Women

As the World Food Programme (WFP) increasingly uses cash-based assistance in the Philippines, women farmers like Analyn are able to grow their own produce and choose what to buy with the money they earn.

Food For Assets
3 March 2016

Philippines: Women Transform Lake Community into Tourism and Livelihood Haven

A women's group in Matanog, Maguindanao is able to transform and sustain Marayag Lake into a source of alternative livelihood for their community.

School Meals
2 March 2016

5 Facts about School Meals in Latin America and the Caribbean

In Latin American and the Caribbean nearly 85 million children receive a daily breakfast, snack or lunch at their schools. School meals are often the only regular and nutritious meal a child receives.

2 March 2016

A Quick Guide To School Meals

WFP is working towards a world where school meals are universal. School meals are an effective safety net, helping to ensure every child has access to education, health and nutrition. In the fight against hunger, school meals are a sound investment in the future of the next generation. WFP is supporting the International School Meals Day (#ISMD2016) on March 3, 2016. This quick guide helps to explain school meals around the globe.


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