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G8: Public and Private Coming Together

As world leaders from the Group of Eight meet this weekend to discuss global food security, WFP's Director of Communications and Private Partnerships, Nancy Roman, writes about the exciting inroads against hunger that become possible when governments team up with business.

Winners of Yum! Brands Competition Visit School Meals in Nicaragua

A delegation of employees from Yum! Brands restaurants recently travelled to Nicaragua to see how school meals can help build a brighter future for children and communities.

Cambodia: High-Level Chinese Mission Visits WFP Programmes In Siem Reap

 A high-level Chinese mission sees first-hand the difference that the school feeding programme makes in the lives of poor and vulnerable children in Cambodia.

Miles For Meals: Dutch Mailman Cycles 13,000 Kms To Raise Funds For School Meals

LILONGWE – A Dutch postman is due to arrive in Malawi on Wednesday 18 April after cycling 13, 000 kilometers (8,000 miles) from the Netherlands to raise funds for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide more than 90,000 meals for Malawian schoolchildren.

WFP and PepsiCo Showcase Innovative Partnership

WFP and PepsiCo recently sat down to discuss a ground-breaking public-private partnership at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The initiative, called Enterprise EthioPEA, will support smallholder chickpea farmers in Ethiopia and develop a locally made nutritional product.

Davos and the Power of the Private Sector

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is a reminder that the private sector has the power to help shape the future of the world for the better. One of the ways this can happen is through public-private partnerships, an area in which WFP has led the way in recent years.

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