Responding to Emergencies
2 February 2009

Drought Decimates Cattle in Ethiopia's Somali Region

After a succession of poor or failed rains, so many animals have been lost that often families can no longer support themselves. Current WFP estimates indicate that operations in 2009 will target more than eight million people.
31 January 2009

Progress on the Post-Carbon Economy

A short interview with Margaret Catley-Carlson as part of our Davos 09 coverage.
31 January 2009

A New Blueprint for Globalization

In Davos 09, Simon Zadek discusses how these meetings are different from the previous ones.
31 January 2009

The Role of the Private Sector

Sir John Holmes comments on the role of the private sector, a short video part of our Davos 09 coverage.
31 January 2009

Until Those at the Bottom Count

A short but powerful statement by Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Davos 09.
31 January 2009

Davos: Day 3 Round-Up

The Business Alliance Against Chronic Hunger  started the day off in the WFP tent with a 'roll-up-your-sleeves' session on "Business Strategies for Sustainable Food Production."   Moderated by Josette ...
Logistics
30 January 2009

WFP Reaches Out to More Hungry People in Gaza

As the crisis in Gaza enters its second month, WFP is reaching out to more hungry people through daily food distributions, and free school meals for children.
30 January 2009

The One Thing Developing Countries Should Do

Simon Maxwell, Director of the Overseas Development Institute in the UK, predicts that the number of malnourished people in the world will go up as a result of the global financial crisis. He goes on to explain what he ...
30 January 2009

100 Million More People

There are 100 million more people in the world who are hungry this year than there were last time the World Economic Forum held its Davos meeting. But Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State for International Development ...
30 January 2009

WFP Leaders' Dinner (Photo gallery)

At the end of Day 2 of Davos 09, Josette Sheeran and Peter Bakker, CEO of our Dutch donor TNT, co-hosted a dinner for about 50 government leaders and CEOs. The dinner honored King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of the Kingdom ...

Video

Fighting Hunger Worldwide