Focus on Women
27 April 2009

WFP And FAO Apply Twin-Track Approach In Ghana

Ghana is one of the countries where WFP and sister agency FAO are working together to make sure vulnerable people have the food they need to survive today and can produce the food they will need tomorrow. View video
Responding to Emergencies
27 April 2009

What Obama's Commitments To Food Security Mean For WFP

President Obama said recently he will work with congress to double US support for global food security to over $ 1 billion. What does that mean for WFP and the more than 100 million children, women and men who depend on us right now for food and nutritional assistance?

Focus on Women
27 April 2009

Nutritionally Savvy Mom Helps Families Feed Kids

Two years ago, the success of a WFP-supported project showed poor mothers in Lima the importance of good nutrition early in a child's life. Now one of those mothers is helping other moms to give their kids nutritious meals despite higher food prices.

Logistics
23 April 2009

WFP Ready For Sri Lankans Fleeing War Zone

WFP has pre-positioned food in the northern Vavuniya district of Sri Lanka to meet the needs of the tens of thousands of people who are fleeing the ‘safe zone’ along the north eastern coast of Mullaitivu.
Students And Teachers
22 April 2009

Students Fighting Hunger Hold Summit in Rome

Students from the United States, Europe and Africa are meeting in Rome for a two-day hunger summit aimed at mapping out new ways for students around the world to contribute to the fight against global hunger.
First time here
22 April 2009

Not Heard Of Susan Boyle? Check This Out...

A video of Susan Boyle singing “I Dreamed a Dream” on a UK talent show has ripped across the internet like a bolt of lightning and turned her into an overnight phenom. What does that have to do with hunger? Nancy Roman explains.
Students And Teachers
20 April 2009

School Offers Free Meals, Exam Results Soar

Almost all the students at the Enguike primary school in Tanzania now pass entry exams for secondary school. But before the free meals programme started, the pass rate was close to zero.

Food Security Analysis
19 April 2009

Hunger Crisis Hits Small Farmers, G8 Ministers Told

UN agencies on the front line of food insecurity are bringing concerns on the impact of the economic crisis on smallholder farmers in developing countries to a meeting of G8 Agriculture Ministers in Italy on 18-20 April.

Logistics
16 April 2009

BBC Dodges Bullets On WFP Training Course

You don't normally expect an information and communications technology expert to be adept at avoiding snipers and detecting mines. But if you're an ICT operative for WFP, these things are part of your skill set, as two BBC journalists found out.

Focus on Women
16 April 2009

Cereal Banks Change Women's Lives In Niger

The women of Todigamèye in Niger used to worry about how they would feed their families during the lean season. A WFP-initiated cereal bank has changed that – and led to a new-found confidence.

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Fighting Hunger Worldwide