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Italian Energy Company ENEL And WFP Working Together

WFP and Italian energy company Enel and WFP have unveiled a plan to combine forces in the fight against hunger and climate change. Announced at the UN Climate Change Conference in South Africa, the plan involves a €8 million agreement to install “green” stoves and solar panels and provide support for humanitarian efforts.

Italian Power Company ENEL And WFP Unveil Joint Effort In Fight Against Hunger And Climate Change

€8 million agreement to install “green” stoves and solar panels and provide support for humanitarian efforts.

KFC To Raise Funds for WFP in Ecuador

WFP participated in a press conference in which KFC announced its plans to raise US$90.000 with the support of its Ecuadorian customers through the World Hunger Relief campaign this year. Funds will go to WFP projects in Ecuador.

PepsiCo, WFP, USAID Partner To Increase Food Production, Address Malnutrition

"The hunger we are witnessing today in the Horn of Africa is preventable with local solutions that support small farmers in being part of the solution. Enterprise EthioPEA will change the lives of tens of thousands of children and will chart the course for future partnerships to help stamp out hunger around the globe." Read more WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran 21 September 2011

PepsiCo, World Food Programme And USAID Partner To Increase Food Production And Address Malnutrition In Ethiopia

PepsiCo, Inc., the PepsiCo Foundation, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today a groundbreaking public-private partnership to dramatically increase chickpea production and promote long-term nutritional and economic security in Ethiopia. The initiative, called Enterprise EthioPEA, is being unveiled today by the partners at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York City.

WFP, PepsiCo and USAID Fight Child Malnutrition In Ethiopia

WFP is teaming up with PepsiCo and USAID to develop a specialised nutrition product for children in Ethiopia. The product, made from locally-grown chickpeas, is part of an innovative public-private sector partnership aimed at increasing production of chickpeas in Ethiopia while addressing child malnutrition.

DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma Visits WFP Projects in Ethiopia

Feike Sijbesma   Ethiopia is a country where mankind most likely originated and might even be home to the Ark of the Covenant. However, when I travelled through the country recently with WFP, it looked as if time had stood still.

Harnessing The Power Of Public-Private Partnerships To Fight Hunger

This weekend, leaders from the world of big business gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia, for the World Economic Forum East Asia. The World Food Programme was there too, keen to build on existing partnerships and explore new opportunities for partners in the global fight against world hunger. Go to our blog

Former TNT Chief Says Fighting Hunger Energizes Staff

Ex-TNT chief Peter Bakker, who led the way in private-sector partnerships with UN humanitarian agencies, highlights the win-win outcomes that partnering with WFP can offer a company.

Gates Spotlights WFP Support For Smallholder Farmers

WFP’s Purchase for Progress initiative was in the spotlight at a key food security event in Washington on Tuesday as Bill Gates applauded the programme which works to connect small farmers to markets and WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran underlined the role corporations can play in supporting it.