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WFP Executive Director Attends World Economic Forum In Davos

ROME - The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, will attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, beginning on 23 January

WFP Joins World Leaders At Davos

Political and business leaders will gather in Davos, Switzerland, this week to discuss the world's most pressing issues at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. WFP will be there to keep food security and nutrition on the agenda and to explore partnerships that can bring the resources and expertise of the private sector to bear on world hunger.

Mobile Money Helps To Address Food Shortages In Malawi

LILONGWE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has  joined forces  with the Government of Malawi and mobile telecommunications company Airtel to launch an innovative  cash transfer programme to help  more than  100,000 people affected by food shortages in central and southern Malawi.  Funding for the initiative  is being provided by UKAID.

Honduras: Grupo Comidas (Yum! Brands) Raises US$252,700 for WFP

Yum! Brands gave a special recognition to Grupo Comidas for making Honduras the country that has raised the largest amount of funds for WFP projects in the Latin America and Caribbean region through the "From Hunger to Hope" campaign, which is implemented by the franchise worldwide and every year among its customers and workers to help fight against hunger and undernutrition.

Vodafone Renews Its Commitment To WFP's School Meals Programme In Upper Egypt

CAIRO – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) signed a second partnership agreement with Vodafone Egypt Foundation to support thousands of people through WFP’s school meals programme in the Upper Egypt.

Disaster Simulation Readies Telecomms Team For Emergencies

An immersive disaster simulation in Germany recently put the skills of an emergency telecoms team to the test with many of the same hazards and dilemmas that await them in the field. Armed militants and angry mobs were just a few of the scenarios participants had to negotiate in the process of setting up telecoms services for an emergency response.

World Food Day Brings Boost To Schoolchildren In Central Mindanao Thanks To Unilever And WFP

MANILA – As part of this year’s World Food Day celebrations, Unilever Philippines has again renewed its commitment to help improve the health and well-being of Filipino children by donating Php6 million to support the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) school feeding programme in remote and conflict-affected areas of Central Mindanao.

YUM! Brands and Christina Aguilera Honoured as 2012 World Hunger Relief Kicks Off

In deep appreciation of their hard work to spread awareness of the struggles of the hungry poor, WFP's annual award ceremony recognized David Novak and Christina Aguilera for helping to give a voice to the world's most vulnerable populations.

QSR Brands BHD Helps Fight World Hunger Through Charity Walk In Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR – More than 10,000 people are expected to take part in this year’s “Be The Movement” World Hunger Relief Charity Walk in Putrajaya tomorrow, organized by QSR Brands Bhd, owners of KFC , Pizza Hut and Pizza Hut Delivery  in Malaysia, which will benefit the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and other hunger-fighting organizations in Malaysia. The Guest of Honour will be Duli Yang Maha Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, Consort of the Sultan of Johor.

WFP And PepsiCo-Tomooh Support Food-For-Education In Upper Egypt For The Fifth Year

CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and PepsiCo have celebrated the fifth phase of a partnership designed to improve school attendance and combat malnutrition with the signing of an agreement with the Pepsico Tomooh education programme.