600 Tons of Ugly Fruits and Veggies Find New Life Feeding Thousands of Peruvians

Fruits and vegetables that were previously thrown away are being transformed into nutritious meals in soup kitchens across Lima, Peru.

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.

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. 

Airborne Vaccine: The Flights Taking on COVID-19 in South Sudan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)-managed United Nations Humanitarian Air Service takes critical assistance to vulnerable people, including COVID-19 vaccines.

Young and Gifted: Against all Odds, Refugees in Malawi Rebuild Their Lives Through Passion and Entrepreneurship

To mark World Youth Skills Day, we would like to introduce five young and gifted refugees who left their homes in the DRC and now live in the Dzaleka refugee camp.

Hunger Pandemic: Food Security Report Confirms WFP’s Worst Fears

The SOFI report estimates that up to 811 million people went hungry in 2020 due to climate extremes and economic slowdowns exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN Report: Pandemic Year Marked by Spike in World Hunger

There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said today – much of it likely related to the fallout of COVID-19.

Pandemic Job Losses Conspire With High Food Prices to Push Food Out of Reach for Millions

High food prices, driven by conflict, economic fragility and the impacts of La Niña, are making food unaffordable for millions of families already struggling because of the pandemic.

Trouble in the Tropics: Climate Change, COVID-19 and the Relentless Cycle of Hunger

For International Day of the Tropics, we're taking a deeper look at how climate presents unique challenges for those living in the Dry Corridor and how WFP is helping to break the cycle of hunger. 

A New COVID-19 Mantra? ‘Nobody Is Safe Until Everybody Is Fed’

Now more than ever, with four countries on the edge of famine, it is important to explore the links between hunger, the virus and vaccines. 

What Is the G7 and How Can It Help Us Fight Famine?

The most powerful tool we have to prevent famine is emergency food assistance. World leaders have a chance at this year’s G7 summit call for the funding, resources and policies to save millions of lives. 

Funding Crunch Forces WFP to Scale Back Food Assistance to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

WFP urgently needs funding to continue assistance to vulnerable refugees, to stop families falling into further food insecurity and deeper poverty.

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