UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP will implement a programme to promote the economic empowerment of 1,200 rural women and their families in the Polochic Valley. In Alta Verapaz, where the valley is located, more than 78 percent of people live in poverty, and more than 37 percent live in extreme poverty. The prevalence of stunting is 56 percent.
One of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, the Syria conflict is moving into its sixth year. From the onset, the World Food Programme (WFP) has been on the frontlines, at the borders and in the neighbouring countries doing whatever it takes to deliver food to the millions who need it. Read on to learn more about how we do it.
Happy International Women's Day! Gender equality is a crucial step towards zero hunger. Make a start and share these important facts today.
Kaisa Antikainen, Information and Communications Officer, shares her experience and insight as a JPO of Findland for WFP.
On the occasion of the 2016 International Women’s Day, we highlight how a food security project empowers women and challenges traditional gender roles – crucial steps for any country to attain gender equality by 2030 as agreed in SDG 5.
“Your generation is the one that can end hunger.” And with that, Catherine Bertini, the former executive director of the World Food Programme and professor at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, kicked off the 2016 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit.
The School Meals Programme in Nepal launches Clean, Feed, Read, Learn campaign for better integration of literacy, health and nutrition
In every village, children are surrounded by isolated green slopes and ever-present mist in a land known for its ethereal beauty — Bhutan. Sitting on the southeastern slopes of the Himalayas, the country paints a perfect picture of an inherent, communal love for nature.