A unique view of all the ways WFP is assisting millions of people worldwide.
UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP will implement a programme to promote the economic empowerment of 1,200 rural women and their families in the Polochic Valley. In Alta Verapaz, where the valley is located, more than 78 percent of people live in poverty, and more than 37 percent live in extreme poverty. The prevalence of stunting is 56 percent.
WFP in Uganda uses two methods to provide food assistance to refugees who have been in the country for longer periods of time: cash or food, depending on what they choose. Both methods, funded in 2015 by Canada, the European Commission, France, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States, are helping to meet the food and nutrition needs of refugees.
One of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, the Syria conflict is moving into its sixth year. From the onset, the World Food Programme (WFP) has been on the frontlines, at the borders and in the neighbouring countries doing whatever it takes to deliver food to the millions who need it. Read on to learn more about how we do it.
One way that WFP contributes to gender equality is through helping women and girls achieve their ambitions. In Malawi’s southern district of Mangochi, Hajira shares her aspirations, explaining how WFP and her teacher are helping keep her in school.
Happy International Women's Day! Gender equality is a crucial step towards zero hunger. Make a start and share these important facts today.
Kaisa Antikainen, Information and Communications Officer, shares her experience and insight as a JPO of Findland for WFP.
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.
“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.