The Coolest Job You’ve Never Heard of: Keeping 4M Tons of Food From Going Bad

Extreme temperatures. Dropped from a plane. Springing leaks. These are the food safety considerations of the largest hunger-fighting organization in the world.

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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.

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How You Can Teach Students About World Hunger: Lesson Plans for the Classroom

Global hunger is a complex and sometimes overwhelming problem. But, there are some easy ways teachers can help students understand it and become empathetic humanitarians.

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Half of Afghanistan’s Children Under 5 Expected to Suffer From Acute Malnutrition as Hunger Takes Root for Millions

Without reliable access to water, food and basic health and nutrition services, Afghan children and their families are bearing the brunt of years of conflict and the current economic crisis.

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10 Facts About Child Hunger in the World

Childhood hunger is one of the biggest - and most preventable - issues of our time. But kids don’t have to go hungry. Here are the ten most important things to know about childhood hunger and what the WFP is doing to fight it.

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In a World of Wealth, 9 Million People Die Every Year From Hunger, WFP Chief Tells Food System Summit

WFP Executive Director Beasley has called on world leaders to make food security a reality for all and to build a stronger, healthier planet through better food systems.

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“I Can Guarantee Her at Least One Meal a Day. I Don’t Have to Worry.”

Ahead of International Daughters Day this Sunday, meet Edwymar and her daughter Kim on the first day they began receiving food from WFP.

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3 Million People in Yemen Could Face Ration Cuts in October Unless New Funding Arrives, WFP Chief Says

WFP Executive Director Beasley has urged the world to step up support for the people of Yemen, saying WFP food assistance in the country could soon start to run out.

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From Farm to Table: Six Ways the Land of the Thunder Dragon Is Building Better Food Systems

Ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit tomorrow, learn how WFP is working to build more sustainable, inclusive food systems in Bhutan. 

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Fighting Childhood Hunger One Pea at a Time

“I’ve not only seen the health of my children improve, but the health of my community. Our children are strong now," says Emeldah.

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The Miracle Mackerel: How a Contribution of Fish Is Buoying the Diets of Nearly 300,000 Schoolchildren in Burundi

High in protein, vitamins and minerals, the mackerel is a welcome dietary addition for 270,000 children living in the hungry regions of Burundi.

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Restore, Reach and Improve: School Meals Coalition Aims to Give Every Child the Opportunity to Have a Nutritious Meal by 2030

As the world begins recovering from COVID-19, restoring school meals programs is an urgent priority. These programs transform lives and serve as platforms for improving education and food systems globally. 

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