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WFP Leads in Innovation

Last year for the first time the proportion of hungry people in the world ticked up one percentage point to 18 percent. With world population growing, WFP's head of private-sector partnerships Nancy Roman is worried that without innovation, hunger could get away from us. She explains three key ways in which WFP is innovating. 

Haute Couture Meets Humanity - Bunmi Koko Helps WFP Fill The Cup

LONDON - The highly successful new London-based fashion brand, Bunmi Koko, is today launching one of this season’s must-have accessories in collaboration with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

Message to Davos: Nourishing People Is An Investment

As business and government leaders met last week in the Swiss town of Davos to discuss global issues including poverty, growth and food security, WFP took the opportunity to talk to many of them about how the private sector can help fight hunger in innovative and concrete ways. Go to blog

Thousands Walk Together to Fight Hunger with WFP

Nine walks took place in the Mulanje District of Malawi against the backdrop of scenic Mt. Mulanje. There were 11,414 participants in total, including hundreds of school children and several members of the Malawi National Football Team.

World Food Programme Announces Bold Partnership with Private Sector to Cut Hunger

New York - The World Food Programme is joining hands with private sector companies to develop innovative hunger solutions, WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran announced today, following a major gathering of private sector companies during the United Nations General Assembly.

WFP Announces Bold Partnership With Private Sector To Cut Hunger

WFP is partnering with private sector companies to develop innovative hunger solutions. The ingenuity, power and reach of the private sector are opening up “a world of possibility” in the fight against hunger,  says WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran.

Unilever Germany Raises Funds For School Meals In Kenya

More than 400 staff members of Unilever Germany went to sell margarine in 503 Rewe supermarkets for one day last week, raising more than 100,000 Euros for school meals in Kenya. The money will pay for half a million nutritious school meals for hungry children.

Unilever Germany Raises Funds For School Meals In Kenya

More than 400 staff members of Unilever Germany went to sell margarine in 503 Rewe supermarkets for one day last week, raising more than 100,000 Euros for school meals in Kenya. The money will pay for half a million nutritious school meals for hungry children.

Acute hunger in Yemen - families hang in the balance

Hunger and malnutrition are widespread in the country and require urgent intervention. WFP's recent Comprehensive Food Security Survey found that one in three Yemenis is acutely hungry, making Yemen the 11th most food insecure country in the world.

Statement by WFP Executive Director - Ahead of End Hunger: Walk the World

ROME - This Sunday, thousands of people around the world will be taking to the streets for the annual “End Hunger: Walk the World” event.  The walk unites people from all over the world in a common belief: that hunger is unacceptable, and we must put our energy, creativity and resources behind the eradication of child malnutrition.