26 July 2016

10 Facts About Food and Nutrition in India

India is home to a quarter of the world’s undernourished people, but the situation is gradually improving and rates of hunger are dropping. Here are ten things to know. 

20 July 2016

Nepal: School Meals Help Nourish a Love of Learning

Growing up as a girl in a poor rural village in Nepal involves many challenges. For children like Smriti, benefiting from regular school meals means getting nutritious meals and staying in school are two fewer challenges to worry about.

19 July 2016

Planting Apples, Growing Hope

An apple farming project in Nepal has changed the lives of women affected by conflict. For one widow, it has helped her feed and educate her children, while for her community it has provided jobs and a connection to the wider world.

14 July 2016

10 Facts About Nutrition in Nigeria

Conflict is compromizing the food security and nutrition of millions of Nigerians. Here are ten things to know.  

12 July 2016

Southern Africa: Food Security Crisis

Southern Africa is facing a major food security crisis following successive years of drought, most recently as a result of the El Niño weather event which meant reduced rains for the region’s crucial 2015-16 agricultural season. Many countries experienced poor or failed harvests in April this year, leaving millions of people with little or no food to sustain them till next year’s harvest. 

12 July 2016

Making the Most of the First 1,000 Days: Supporting Child Nutrition in Kerala

The first 1,000 days are a critical window of opportunity to give a child the best possible start in life for good nutrition for cognitive and physical development. WFP and the government of Kerala are helping parents give their children this essential boost with food distributed through social safety nets.

Responding to Emergencies
7 July 2016

We Go To Bed Hungry So The Children Can Eat, Says Woman In Swaziland

Emergency relief distributions have begun in Swaziland in response to drought which has resulted in hundreds of thousands of people not having enough to eat.

Students
6 July 2016

From School Meals Recipient to Presidential Fellow

Each year, nearly 50,000 people apply to the Mandela Washington Fellowship – the flagship program of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. Out of the applicants, 1,000 outstanding young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa are selected to receive professional development training at various universities across the U.S.

5 July 2016

All About The World Food Programme

The World Food Programme's mission is to save lives and livelihoods, and to improve the nutrition, food security and self-reliance of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people.

Nutrition
30 June 2016

10 Facts About Nutrition in China

While malnutrition remains a problem in China, particularly in rural areas, the country has made much progress in recent decades. Here are 10 things to know about the status of nutrition in China. 

Video

Fighting Hunger Worldwide