Urgent Need to Strengthen Food Systems as Multiple Crises Drive Up Numbers of Hungry People in Sudan

The number of acutely hungry people in the world may increase by more than 100 million this year, and some countries could be headed for famine.

While Many Women Celebrate Progress This Year, 500 Million Are Still Left Behind

It's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and despite earning less, studies show that when women earn an income, they reinvest 90% of it back into their families and communities.

Food Waste vs. Food Loss: Know the Difference and Help #StopTheWaste Today

Global hunger isn’t about a lack of food. There’s enough to feed all of us. Unfortunately, one third of all the food produced for humans never actually gets eaten.

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.

Food Waste, Climate Change and Hunger: A Vicious Cycle We Have the Power to Break

Lost and wasted food might not seem like humanitarian issues, but they are. The way we grow, store, transport, sell and consume our food all contribute directly to the health of our global climate. Here's how.

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.

Would-Be-Trash Veggies Are Being Transformed Into School Meals in Brazil

New recipes are changing the way Brazil treats food waste. No longer thrown away, beetroot leaves, carrot tops and pumpkin peels give more nutrients and flavor to dishes.

Stop Wasting Food. Start Feeding Children.

In Malawi, a group of farmers has learned how to fight food waste and turn a profit. The money now pays for things like food, school fees, soap and livestock.

FAQ: The 6 Things You Need to Know About Childhood Hunger This Summer

It's hard to imagine the scale of childhood hunger. Our FAQ breaks down the issue into who, what, where, when and why.

Teach a Woman to Grow Sweet Potatoes, Feed Her Children for a Lifetime

Dorica Samson's 2-year-old son refused to feed on anything other than breast milk, and he eventually fell sick. Things look a lot different for them these days.

Children

Nearly half of all children under the age of five die from hunger-related causes. It's an emergency on a global scale, and we're doing whatever we can to stop it.

Birds, Bees and Bats: We Need an Environmental Intervention Today to Achieve Zero Hunger

We need biodiversity to sustain and expand the world’s food supply. To achieve zero hunger, our agricultural and food system interventions need to double as environmental interventions.

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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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