30 January 2009

"Americans want to fight global hunger"

A prominent US congresswoman is confident that American generosity will not be dimmed by the financial crisis. (See our Davos page)
30 January 2009

A make-or-break year ahead

The message that gets the most resonance in Davos is that hunger can mean civil unrest. (See our Davos page)

Aid professionals
30 January 2009

Davos: Day 2 Round-Up

For WFP, Davos Day 2 was littered with smart ideas, live interviews and Corn Soya Blend. (For more, see our Davos page)

Preventing Hunger
29 January 2009

WFP's Mission at Davos

As heads of state, business leaders, NGOs and experts debate the state of the world in Davos, the global financial crisis is the issue on most people’s minds. WFP is calling on leaders to keep hunger on the agenda as they seek solutions to the financial challenges. (See our Davos page)
29 January 2009

A project born at breakfast

This morning Executive Director Josette Sheeran, myself and others from WFP joined 11 CEOs of food companies including General Mills, Kraft, Unilever, and PepsiCo, to brainstorm about solutions to hunger.  We had a ...
29 January 2009

"Open talk about solutions"

Marc Van Ameringen, Executive Director of GAIN (Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition) spoke to WFP after Thursday's 'Nutrition Breakfast' talks with the organization's corporate partners from the food industry. ...
ED - J.Sheeran
29 January 2009

Josette Sheeran and her Red Cup

WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran, who takes her Red Cup with her everywhere, naturally has it in Davos also. Hear her explain what the Red Cup means and how much it would cost to make sure that no child in the world goes ...
29 January 2009

The WFP tent at Davos

What's inside WFP's tent at Davos? Find out from someone who's there: Nancy Roman, WFP's Director of Public Policy, Communications and Private Partnerships.   [flowplayer:9627:320:240]
28 January 2009

Hunger Events At Davos

Here are some of the key events on WFP's Davos schedule:   Executive Director Josette Sheeran will on Friday chair a plenary panel, "Fresh Solutions for Food Security." Panelists include Kofi Annan, Bill ...
Food Security Analysis
28 January 2009

Tajikistan: No Harvests, No Income, No School

"We produced some vegetables on our land in the past, but during the last few years we did not get any harvest due to the lack of rain and locust infestation." -- Akramova Saparoi


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