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Climate Change: Why It Matters And How WFP Is Taking Action

If you kept up with what was going on in New York last week around the UN General Assembly, you probably heard about the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, September 23. This event, hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, united the UN, global leaders and the public and private sectors to discuss actions to fight climate change and improve resilience. WFP was a part of this event because climate plays a critical role in hunger and nutrition. Post date: 09/30/2014 - 18:30

A Peek Inside The World's Classrooms

No matter the location, there are teachers across the world helping students get an education and prepare for their futures. Here is a snapshot of some schools in the developing world where teachers are making a positive impact on their students’ lives—and where WFP provides students with what is sometimes their only food for the day, called “school meals.” Post date: 07/18/2014 - 16:51

8 Documentaries That Will Keep Students Engaged Over The Summer

As the school year comes to an end in many parts of the world, you may be wondering how to keep students engaged on hunger issues throughout the summer. Movie nights likely sit near the top of your students’ list of things to do this summer. By using this popular activity to your advantage, you can keep your lessons on hunger and food assistance fresh in the minds of your classes. Post date: 06/24/2014 - 19:10

Teachers: Where To Take Your Lessons On The #CARcrisis

There is a crisis in the Central African Republic that has rapidly unfolded over the past several months. About 1.6 million people need urgent food assistance, a number that’s more than double the estimated level just over a year ago. Here are some of WFP’s tools to help teach your classes about this humanitarian catastrophe. Post date: 04/17/2014 - 19:45