How to Grow Grass for Goats in the Face of Drought, Heat and Hunger

Refugees are rigging up simple hydroponic production units using only local materials to grow fresh grass for their goats.

West and Central Africa: More Than 15 Million Expected Cases of Acute Malnutrition in 2020

A whirlwind of conflict, displacement and pandemic means that more than 15 million kids could going hungry in West and Central Africa. We must respond immediately.

The Women and Girls Uprooted by Boko Haram

With their homes destroyed and their husbands killed, the women and children who fled Boko Haram in Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon have nowhere to turn.

Climate Change & Hunger: Stories From 6 African Countries

Extreme weather events are rapidly increasing hunger and malnourishment. From hurricanes and flooding to droughts and desertification, these six stories portray the very real, very human impacts of a warming world.

Women are Hungrier – Chad

In Chad, Africa, 87 percent of the rural population lives below the poverty line. This woman participates in WFP’s Food for Assets program, which provides food to participants in exchange for their work on public projects like roads, dams and irrigation systems. When women earn an income, they reinvest 90 percent of their earnings back into their families.

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.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 29: A Storytellers Farewell

In her final episode as host of “Hacking Hunger,” M.J. Altman turns the mic over to three women in Guatemala, Chad and Jordan.

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WFP Receives Nobel Peace Prize

Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger and we’re working on the front lines.

Yemen’s people have been hit hardest, and they urgently need YOUR help to keep from starving.

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The UN World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize laureate

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