Food Security Analysis
15 April 2009

Hunger Deepens As Families See Cash From Abroad Dwindle

Eighteen months ago Juan Coj Soc’s son left his poverty-stricken community in Guatemala and found work in California. For a time he sent money home regularly and all seemed well. Then the economic crisis started to bite...

Responding to Emergencies
14 April 2009

Pirates Constant Menace to Food Lifeline

The high-profile hijacking of US ship Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates has thrown a spotlight onto the fragile food lifeline supporting WFP’s operations to feed millions of hungry people in the Horn of Africa.

8 April 2009

Congo Food Route Is Supreme Test For WFP Truckers

Route Nationale 3 is a lifeline for thousands of people who depend on WFP for food. It’s also a kidney-bruising, stomach-churning morass of hills, holes, greasy mud and rickety bridges. Take a look
Focus on Women
6 April 2009

Afghanistan: Millions Remain Hungry Amid Growing Insecurity

Despite the growing insecurity in Afghanistan, WFP is pushing ahead with operations that aim to feed 8.8 million people in the country in 2009.

Focus on Women
6 April 2009

WFP Helps Tanzanian Mothers Keep Malnutrition At Bay

Flora Mloli is 26 and a tiny wisp of a woman. Her two-year-old daughter Neema clings to her, as if her life depended on it. And perhaps it does – Neema grabs for her mother’s breast every few seconds.

Aid professionals
5 April 2009

WFP-CARE Partnership Helps Poor Farmers Think Ahead

Poor farmers in Ghana harvest too little to feed their families, let alone to build lasting food security. A collaboration between WFP and Care International means they can plant more seeds and still have enough food for their families while they wait for the harvest.
Responding to Emergencies
3 April 2009

WFP Dispatches Food To Sri Lankan Safe Zone

“This is the largest shipment we have sent and it comes at a crucial time for these people.” -- Adnan Khan, WFP Representative and Country Director in Sri Lanka.
3 April 2009

Hunger Eclipsed At G-20 Summit

So where are we in the fight against global hunger now that the London G-20 summit is over? Pretty much where we were the day before it started, says Nancy Roman.

2 April 2009

G-20 and Hunger: 10 Must-Reads

With the G-20 London summit over, world leaders now have a plan to address the global economic crisis. Read communique  As they implement the plan, they should remember that the crisis is having a huge impact on the ...
Students And Teachers
1 April 2009

G-20: What The FT Didn't Ask Obama

As the world looks to London for solutions to the economic crisis, many important questions are being asked. But for Nancy Roman there are also a few that aren't.


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