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Photo: WFP/Tala Louieh How Data Analytics and Visualization Software Is Transforming the Lives of 240,000 Refugees in Tanzania

This is what happens when you take 240,000 refugees in Tanzania, mix in the latest digital solutions, and then feed the data into cutting-edge visualization tools.

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Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji During the Pandemic, WFP Is Standing up to the Scourge of Childhood Hunger: By Focusing on Moms

The key to ending malnutrition isn't a mystery, nor does it require any high-tech innovation. It starts with the first 1,000 days of a child's life. And it starts with the mother.

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Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder 17M Underage Girls Become Mothers Every Year and They Are So Hard to Reach

We need to remind the world of the exponential power of investing in adolescent girls. "If this was the stock market, you’d have investors flocking," says one doctor.

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While Many Women Celebrate Progress This Year, 500 Million Are Still Left Behind

It's International Equal Pay Day, and despite earning less, studies show that when women earn an income, they reinvest 90% of it back into their families and communities.

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Photo: UN Mozambique/Karel Prinsloo Schools, Health and Nutrition — Why Coronavirus Demands a Rethink of Education

Carmen Burbano, Director of School Feeding at the World Food Programme, says we must rethink the entire education system or risk a "generational catastrophe."

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Photo: unsplash/Kawin Harasai The Price Tag of a Poor Diet Is a Lot Higher Than You Think

Can you put a price on the cost of poor diets? The UN World Food Programme has, and it’s a hefty bill.

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Press Releases

Yemen Teeters on the Brink as Conflict and Economic Crises Grind On

Yemen is one of the most complex operating environments in the world, and millions are suffering. We need increased funding to help the country turn a corner.

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UNHCR, WFP Expand Partnership in Libya to Reach More Refugees and Asylum Seekers as Food Needs Rise

With food prices skyrocketing in Libya during the pandemic, we're scaling up to get locally produced, ready-to-eat food to the people who need it most.

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WFP Chief Warns of Grave Dangers of Economic Impact of Coronavirus as Millions Are Pushed Further Into Hunger

The alarm bells are ringing loud and clear, and the world needs to open its eyes to the plight of desperate people before famine takes hold. And that famine is knocking on the door right before our eyes.

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Op-Eds

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Photo: UN Mozambique/Karel Prinsloo Schools, Health and Nutrition — Why Coronavirus Demands a Rethink of Education

Carmen Burbano, Director of School Feeding at the World Food Programme, says we must rethink the entire education system or risk a "generational catastrophe."

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Photo: WFP/George Fominyen School Meals Funding Is an Invaluable Investment in Humanity

Hungry children do not build prosperous economies or peaceful societies. School meals represent one of the most affordable and effective investments we can ever make in humanity.

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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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