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Photo: WFP/Gemma Snowdon An Engineer's Life Inside Cox’s Bazar, the World's Largest Refugee Camp

There are more than 900,000 people living as refugees in Cox’s Bazar and WFP is providing life-saving assistance to more than 95% of them.

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The Unrecognizable Future of Food

Chase Sova, WFP USA sr. director of public policy, imagines what food production will look like in the 22nd century.

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Fortifying Futures: How School Meals in India Inspired Me

Recently returned from India, WFP Development Director Torrey Shallcross recalls her meaningful experience visiting a school that receives WFP meals.

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Stories

Photo: WFP/Djaounsede Madjiangar "I Thought You Needed a Lot of Money to Eat Well. I Was Wrong."

90% of the Burundian population depends on agriculture for their survival. Their daily diet —for both children and adults — consists mainly of cassava leaves and Irish potatoes.

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Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Bram Mussa Rescued Over 100 People With a Single Canoe

“The water level rose up to our elbows. My husband and I were carrying our children in our arms...We were trapped."

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60 Percent of the World’s Hungry Live in Just 8 Countries. Why?

According to two new reports , the reason is clear: Man-made conflict is the #1 driver of hunger on the planet.

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Op-Eds

Photo: AP/Anupam Nath The Private Sector Can Play a Role in Easing World Hunger

Mark Kennedy, chairman of the Economic Club of Minnesota, and Rick Leach, WFP USA CEO, explain how the private sector and charities can work together.

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Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: Hunger in Latin America

What can be done to get progress in Latin America back on track? Andy Jarvis, a data scientist at CIAT, and Chase Sova, sr. director of public policy at WFP USA weigh in.

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Photo: WFP/Carlos Diago Opinion: Investment in Food Security Is an Investment in Global Stability. Here's Why.

WFP USA CEO Rick Leach and sr. director of public policy Chase Sova explain why unchecked food insecurity and growing poverty can produce deteriorating security and stability.

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In the News

World Food Programme Reaches 1 Million Flood-Affected People in Mozambique

The successful scale-up has been made possible by the generosity of donors. However, WFP still requires $130 million to be able to fully implement its response through June.

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United States Provides Additional $2.5 Million in Response to Cyclone Idai

The contribution, provided through the USAID Office of Food for Peace, will support immediate food needs in the most affected areas of Manicaland Province.

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World Food Programme Executive Director Urges More Funding for Cyclone-Hit Mozambique

Almost 60 WFP staff have been deployed to Mozambique and 45 more are on the way. WFP requires $140 million to continue life-saving operations for the next three months.

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