Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
Today, a record one billion people – mostly women and children – go to bed hungry. WFP's mission of reaching the hungry is more important than ever, and we continue to depend on the support of more than 100 nations to do our vital work.
As hunger reaches unprecedented levels, striking more than a billion people for the first time in history, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is deploying technology in new ways to help get food onto the plates of the hungry, while supporting local markets.
NEW DELHI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today hosted hundreds of students who came to the Capital to receive awards from the Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, for writing essays about innovative strategies to fight hunger in India.
WASHINGTON - As governments worldwide continue to grapple with fallout from the global economic crisis, a new report from the World Bank and the World Food Programme (WFP) shows that school feeding and other food-based safety net programs are vital to keeping children in school, improving their learning and health, and promoting food security.
As the holiday of Eid al-Adha approaches, our thoughts are with tens of thousands of displaced people in northern Yemen who will not be able to celebrate Eid in their own homes.
As delegates at the World Summit on Food Security discuss urgent measures to counter the forward march of hunger, we must mobilise all world citizens – not just global leaders –to feed the more than one billion hungry people around the world.