Students And Teachers
2 June 2009

England’s Cricketers Go To Bat For The Hungry

The England cricket team is using the international Twenty/20 tournament in England this summer to raise awareness about hunger. It's the latest initiative in an ongoing 'Cricket Against Hunger' partnership with WFP. Watch video

Food For Assets
1 June 2009

Honduras: Cashews Create Stable Income For Poor Communities

The arid land of southern Honduras is far from ideal for growing food. But in one province, a government reforestation project, supported by WFP, has enabled around 3,000 families to make a stable living out of cashew cultivation.

Students And Teachers
29 May 2009

School Meals Give Boost To Poor Nepal Community

The launch of a school feeding programme in a poor district of Western Nepal has successfully channeled nutritious food to families struggling with high food prices while at the same time raised the number of students -- especially girls – getting primary education.

Responding to Emergencies
29 May 2009

Pakistan: Displaced Boy Would Prefer To Be In Class

WFP food assistance is helping make sure that displaced children like Shahzad can lead dignified lives until the time comes when they can go back to their lives and homes.

28 May 2009

Malnutrition, Food Assistance And The Economic Crisis (Interview With Nick Kristof)

Nick Kristof writes compellingly in the NY Times that children suffering from malnutrition "don't cry. They don't smile. They don't move. They don't show a flicker of pain or interest." In his insightful piece, Nick has drawn some of the same conclusions that we have drawn here at WFP -- that it is critical to provide sound nutrition as we reach hungry people around the world.

First time here
27 May 2009

School Meals Help Congolese Recover From War

A new school feeding programme in the Pool province of the Republic of Congo is enough to persuade many poor parents to send their children to school.

Food Security Analysis
27 May 2009

WFP Bridges Distribution Gap In Central Somalia

WFP is to set up a field office in the central Somali town of Beletweyne to stream food assistance to over a million people facing hunger caused by drought, conflict and hyperinflation in the region.
Logistics
26 May 2009

Desert Food Convoys Face Race Against Time

Every year WFP has to get food to refugees in eastern Chad before the rainy season starts and it becomes impossible. That means taking scores of trucks on a hair-raising, 2,800-km journey through the Libyan desert. It's not for the faint-hearted. Watch video
WFP Ambassadors
26 May 2009

Hend Sabry, Film Star and WFP Celebrity Partner, Comforts Iraqi Refugees

Two Iraqi refugee households in the Syrian capital Damascus recently received an early morning visit from the Arab world’s young film star and WFP celebrity partner Hend Sabry.
Nutrition
25 May 2009

Malnutrition: Kristof Hits The Nail On The Head

The head of WFP's nutrition policy unit praises New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof for his perceptive and lucid article on malnutrition.

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