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Photo: WFP/Ranak Martin Why I’m Passionate About the First 1,000 Days

Lucy Sullivan, founder of 1,000 Days, answers our questions about child malnutrition and why she's passionate about making a difference in the first 1,000 days.

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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: WFP/Rocío Franco To Achieve Zero Hunger, Food Is Not Enough

Providing food to hungry people is just one part of ending hunger. We also need long-term solutions like sustainable farming, increasing the efficiency of local markets and making sure people earn enough money to support themselves.

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Stories

You Asked, We Answered: How Is WFP Helping Mothers And Babies?

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Photo: AP/CARE/Josh Estey How Extreme Weather Is Pushing More People Into Hunger

The two devastating cyclones that have hit Mozambique in the space of just over a month seem to confirm something climate scientists have been saying for a while: the weather is becoming more unpredictable, and extreme events more frequent.

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Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Around the World in 1,000 Days

Good nutrition from conception to a child’s second birthday ensures a healthy start in life. Mothers — and fathers — across the globe share their experiences.

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Op-Eds

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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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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In the News

Food From the U.S. Helps WFP Feed School Children Around Laos

"We know that for every U.S. dollar invested, the economic return is more than six dollars in improved health and educational outcomes. Also, children who receive school meals tend to stay in school one year longer than those who don’t,” said U.S. Ambassador Rena Bitter.

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UN Food Agencies Step Up Joint Efforts to Tackle Rural Gender Inequalities

The impacts of conflicts, natural disasters and crop failures are not ‘gender neutral’. Gender considerations are critical to humanitarian action as crises impact the lives of women and men, girls and boys in different ways.

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WFP USA Honors Senator Lugar's Legacy

Senator Lugar was a champion of American global leadership and a pragmatic, bipartisan champion of peace through international engagement.

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