WFP Welcomes Progress on Key Accountability Measures With Sana’a Authorities

WFP will resume food distributions for the 850,000 people in Sana’a City who have not received food rations from WFP for the last two months.

Infographic: How and Why Women Face Higher Rates of Hunger

Of the 821 million people who are food insecure in the world right now, 60% are women and girls. Click, swipe and scroll your way through our interactive infographic to see the whole story.

WFP Scales Up Assistance in Eastern DRC as Conflict Flares

DRC is the world’s second largest hunger crisis after Yemen, with 13 million people food insecure – 5 million of which are children who are acutely malnourished.

Government of Bangladesh and WFP Working Together to Lift Rural Women Out of Extreme Poverty

With an investment of $72 million, the Government is set to reach 100,000 women with livelihood training, behavior change education and food assistance.

Ugly Veggies Destined for the Dump Now Feed Thousands of Kenyan Students

Vegetables that were previously thrown away purely for their looks are being transformed into nutritious school meals in Kenya.

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.

These School Meals in Brazil Reduce Food Waste by Using Would-Be-Trash Vegetables

New recipes are changing the way Brazil's school kitchens operate. Rather than being thrown away, beetroot leaves, carrot tops and pumpkin peels give more nutrients and flavor to dishes.

Childhood, interrupted: Are we meeting the needs of adolescent mothers?

Adolescent mothers have unique nutrition and socio-cultural needs. To ensure that the development community is serving them appropriately, we need to reroute, says WFP Nutrition Deputy Director Fatiha Terki.

1/3 of the food we eat depends on bees

For centuries bees and other pollinators have benefited people, plants and the planet. Today should be a reminder of the importance of bees and their essential role in our prosperity and life on Earth.Beekeeping has a long tradition around the world, and it can help families without land generate income to support themselves. From Afghanistan to Ethiopia, WFP supports beekeeping projects giving people a steady source of income, livelihood and hope.

A mother feeds her children

The international community has committed to end hunger and achieve food security & improved nutrition by 2030. But 1 in 9 people worldwide still do not have enough to eat. On any given day, WFP has 5,000 trucks, 20 ships and 92 planes on the move, delivering food and other assistance to those in most need.

You Asked, We Answered: How Does WFP Help Mothers and Babies?

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

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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