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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Even though the Maersk Alabama incident is over, two other incidents have underlined the continuing danger to WFP's shipments in the seas off the Horn of Africa.