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Orpheus in Yemen

Safia sits in a hospital in Hajjah, one of the areas of Yemen most stricken by hunger. She is holding her 18-month-old baby Mouaid in her arms. This is not…

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The Worst Kind of Anniversary for South Sudan

It’s been almost two years to the day since famine was declared in South Sudan. This grim anniversary is a reminder of everything the country has been through already and…

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

The number one cause of hunger around the world is clear. WFP assists 91.4 million people across 83 countries each year. Of these, 56 million of them are concentrated in…

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8 Facts to Know About Food Waste and Hunger

Global hunger isn’t about a lack of food. Right now, the world produces enough food to nourish every man, woman and child on the planet. But nearly one-third of all food produced each…

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7 Things You Need to Know About the State of Global Nutrition

The annual Global Nutrition Report is the world’s most comprehensive report on nutrition, collecting data from 141 countries. The findings are sobering yet motivating: the scale of hunger is massive, but we…

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The Profound Effect of a School Meal in Yemen

If you’ve seen the news lately, you’ve heard that the situation in Yemen is bleak. The latest official reports show that 53 percent of the population, or 16 million people,…

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The Home-Grown School Feeding programme in Malawi supports local farmers, providing school meals using local produce to almost 1 million children.
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Feeding a Nation’s Future: The Transformative Power of School Feeding Programs

How school feeding can transform the lives of children and enhance a nation’s human capital.

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A Year of Saving and Changing Lives

A look at what 2018 meant for the World Food Programme (WFP) and the millions of people it serves.

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José is thriving.

Saving and Changing Lives of Children in El Salvador

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Back to School Supply: High-Energy Biscuits & Date Bars

In March 2018, a school meals program was restarted inside Yemen to give children new hope within the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

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