14 December 2015


Year after year, feeding their growing families is a struggle for smallholder farmers of eastern Chad, a region subject to drought and erosion. But a project improving water management has changed the prospects of a community of several hundred poor families.


11 December 2015

FamilyChef: Wahideh’s Syrian Ouzi

Welcome to the World Food Programme's (WFP) new recipe series. Explore the culinary treasures and cooking abilities of refugees who benefit from WFP's cash and vouchers, an initiative that allows individuals to buy the food they need to cook their traditional dishes.

Focus on Women
11 December 2015

Rain Gauges Helping With Climate Change In Malawi

Malawian farmers are learning to adapt to a changing climate through innovations that help build resilience to extreme weather shocks – one of these is a simple-to-use rain gauge.

11 December 2015

10 Facts About Food Insecurity In Ukraine

Here are ten things you need to know in order to understand the food and nutrition situation in Ukraine. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

Focus on Women
10 December 2015

Women In Zaatari: An Oasis Away From Home

It’s been almost five years since the Syria crisis started, one that has claimed the lives of many innocent people and left hundreds of thousands of women fighting a lone battle for survival. Many of these women have suffered unthinkable trauma. Many have crumbled under the pressure. But in a warehouse located in the heart of Jordan’s Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees, a group of women have decided to show us how to break the cycle of despair and transform tragedy into opportunity for personal growth. 
School Meals
9 December 2015

A Snapshot Of WFP's School Meals Programme In Guinea

As schools resumed in November across Guinea, more than 240,000 children are benefitting from WFP's School Meals programme this academic year. Set in the heart of Guinea's verdant Forest Region, Koulé II primary school is one of the 1,605 schools benefitting from the programme - an increase from 735 last year. 

3 December 2015

WFP Helps Farmers Facing Drought in Zimbabwe

This season's failed harvest and the prospect of yet more prolonged dry spells have farmers in Zimbabwe worried. All the more timely then was WFP's decision choose Zimbabwe for the piloting of an innovative new approach to reducing the impact of climate-related disasters.

Preventing Hunger
3 December 2015

Namibia Escalates Fight Against Hunger Despite El Niño

Namibia is escalating its fight against hunger despite bracing for a second consecutive year of poor rainfall and its third drought in four years. 


Fighting Hunger Worldwide