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Nutrition
21 October 2013

WFP Inaugurates New Biscuit Factory in DPR Korea

A new factory in Pyongson City brings to 14 the total number of facilities producing fortified foods for WFP programmes in DPR Korea.

Focus on Women
17 October 2013

On World Food Day, WFP says Investment in Nutrition is Key to Unlocking a Better Future

ROME/PORT-AU-PRINCE – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts.

17 October 2013

On World Food Day, WFP Says Investment in Nutrition is Key to Unlocking A Better Future

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts. If the global community invested US$1.2 billion per year for five years on reducing micronutrient deficiencies, the benefits in better health, fewer child deaths and increased future earnings would generate gains worth US$15.3 billion.

Fight Against HIV/AIDS
17 October 2013

On World Food Day, WFP says Investment in Nutrition is Key to Unlocking a Better Future

ROME/TEGUCIGALPA – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts.

 

Nutrition
16 October 2013

On World Food Day, WFP Says Investment in Nutrition is Key to Unlocking A Better Future

ROME/MANAGUA – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts. 

Focus on Women
16 October 2013

On World Food Day, WFP says Investment in Nutrition is Key to Unlocking a Better Future

ROME/ HAVANA – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts.

For Companies
16 October 2013

Honduras: Grupo Comidas and WFP Launch a Fundraising Campaign

For the fifth consecutive year, Grupo Comidas (Yum! Brands Honduras) and WFP join to ensure the food and nutritional security of thousands of people in Honduras. The campaign is part of Yum! Brands global initiative World Hunger Relief.

Purchase for Progress
16 October 2013

Honduras: Grain Storage Centre Will Benefit Small Holder Farmers in Yoro

More than 660 small holder farmers, of which 29% are women, will benefit from this new storage facility located in the municipality of Yoro.

Cash and Vouchers
14 October 2013

International Day of Rural Women: Fresh Produce Grown in Ecuador

October 15th marks the International Day of Rural Women. WFP, UN Women, FAO, and UNICEF have joined the Women's Association of Parochial Rural Ecuador to assist in exemplifying the impact that rural women have in our world today. The following article summarizes the impact that Mariana, one of these rural women, is having in her community.

Food For Assets
14 October 2013

Healthy People Depend On Healthy Food Systems

For many of the 842 million hungry people in the world, the answer is not a hand-out of free food. It's more about making local food 'systems' more productive and reliable so that nutritious food is always available, even to the poorest of the poor. But what is a food system precisely? And how can you make it stronger?

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