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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.

WFP And DSM Bring Nutrition To Bear On World Hunger

In honour of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of vitamins, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin joined with leaders from the nutrition community at the UN General Assembly in New York to recognize the importance of reaching the world’s hungry with the right combination of vitamins and micronutrients.

MasterCard And WFP Team Up To Deliver “Digital Food”

MasterCard and WFP have announced a global partnership that will use digital innovation to help people around the world break the cycle of hunger and poverty. This game-changing partnership will combine MasterCard’s expertise in electronic payment systems with WFP’s global reach among the world’s hungry.

Here's to Ten Years of WFP and TNT!

It’s hard to believe that we are celebrating a Ten Year Anniversary with our longest, and very first, private sector partner - TNT. Reflecting over the last decade, TNT has been there for us, and more importantly, our beneficiaries. They have also helped to show that businesses can make real impact on the lives of vulnerable communities around the world. In this special post, we would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge their contribution in helping us to fight hunger.

TNT And WFP Celebrate 10 Years Of Partnership

WFP’s partnership with transport and logistics giant TNT was the UN agency’s first ever hook-up with the private sector. It paved the way for a series of partnerships which have helped WFP improve the way it carries out its humanitarian mission. Partnership manager Anne Kohli looks back on the 10 years of this landmark partnership.