Less Food Waste Means More Money for Rwanda Farmers

Around 70% of Rwandans work in the agricultural sector, yet they lose vast amounts of their harvest before it ever reaches their plates or markets.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 34: Witnessing an Apocalypse

On March 14, 2019, Cyclone Idai slammed into central Mozambique. We spoke with Deborah Nguyen, an aid worker who was one of the first responders to this "apocalyptic" scene.

How WFP is Reducing Food Waste and Hunger

Johnson Kagoye, WFP government partnerships officer in Uganda, is committed to ending hunger by reducing food waste and loss.

Facing Abductions, Looting & Harassment to Reach People in South Sudan

WFP faces a dizzying number of challenges in delivering assistance to the 5 million people who need it. Abductions, looting, harassment and illegal checkpoints are only the beginning.

Record Number of People Facing Critical Lack of Food in South Sudan

Three UN agencies warn that 61% of the population - the highest rate ever - is projected to face crisis levels of food insecurity or worse by the end of July.

A Flood of Insights

Flooding affects millions of people in Congo. We look back at using advanced analytics for flood response there.

A Young IDP in Somalia

A young internally displaced boy poses for a photo inside his shelter in Hobyo, Somalia. People have been displaced by issues of insecurity, food insecurity and lack of access to resources.

Madina, Her Daughter & Grandchildren in Somalia

Madina, 84, sits with her daughter Fatuma, 52, and grandchildren in the shade in Hobyo, Somalia. Madina has poor eyesight made worse by the reflection from the sand. The family came here from Hadhere, 75 miles south of Hobyo.

Internally Displaced in Somalia

People in Somalia have been displaced by issues of insecurity, food insecurity and lack of access to resources. WFP works with partners and authorities in Somalia to provide food assistance to vulnerable households.

Fatuma & Her Children Find Shade in Somalia

Fatuma sits in the shade with her children in Beletweyne, Somalia. WFP is doing a pre-drought assessment to better understand the situation on the ground, and works with partners and authorities in Somalia to provide food assistance to vulnerable households.

South Sudan Inaugurates European Union-Funded Bridge in Warrap State

The 400-foot long bridge will connect tens of thousands of people and is key not only for humanitarian operations but is expected to boost farm-to-market access and commercial activities in the region as well.

It’s in the Bag! This Simple Storage System Is Slashing Food Loss.

Farmers in Sudan lose up to 40% of their crops every year. Hermetic bags cost just $2 and reduce loss to less than 2%.