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Bangladesh: Life’s Good - Hope For Jom Jom Abarshom

In Patharghata, one of the most disaster-affected areas on Bangladesh’s southern coastal belt, WFP helps communities increase their resilience to natural disasters and the effects of climate change. In the process, the participants, most of them women, gain much more than resilient homes: they increase their knowledge and awareness about these weather-related hazards, boost their income and invest in their future.

Western Union Foundation Contributes To WFP’s School Meals Programme In Upper Egypt

CAIRO – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) received US$100,000 (670,000 Egyptian pounds) from the Western Union Foundation to support thousands of children and their families through WFP’s school meals programme in Upper Egypt.

WFP And Sandbox Global Join Forces To Fight Hunger Online

BANGKOK – Online gamers and followers of fashion today have a new way to support the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) emergency food assistance operation in Syria thanks to a ground-breaking initiative with Facebook game Stylista ( Stylista is the brainchild of Sandbox Global, a digital gaming company based in Bangkok, Thailand.

What We Did At Davos

The World Economic Forum, held in Davos, Switzerland, is a unique event where the world’s most pressing issues are discussed. This year was no exception, as the gathering presented an important opportunity to advocate for the needs of nearly 900 million people suffering from chronic hunger.

Nourishing Bodies, Nourishing Minds

WFP is teaming up with UNICEF, UNESCO and partners in the private sector to expand children’s access to education and nutritious food. The “Nourishing Bodies, Nourishing Minds” partnership will focus on four countries marked by high levels of malnutrition and low levels of schooling.

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.