How Blockchain Technology Is Helping Refugees Grocery Shop in Conflict Zones

Bassam and his children fled conflict in Syria, landing at a refugee camp in Jordan. He tries hard to shop for ingredients from home to share with his kids. That loving errand has been made much easier with blockchain technology.

Coding Out of Conflict: How Technology Can Help Refugees Rebuild Their Lives After War

Technology is changing the future of work, and there’s no reason refugees should be left behind in the process. Enter EMPACT.

The Future of International Relief: Co-Creation With the Private Sector

As we move into the next decade, we need to re-imagine how we do our work. What technologies and approaches could we develop in the future to solve humanitarian crises?

Meet SHERP: The All-Terrain Vehicle Helping Us Save Lives in the Hardest-to-Reach Places

Meet the river fording, jungle trekking, all-terrain vehicle that's helping us get food to people in the most remote places. 

How to Grow Goat Food in the Sahara, Barley in Refugee Camps & Veggies in Desert Slums

Refugees are rigging up simple hydroponic production units using only local materials to grow fresh grass for their goats. It's just one way WFP's helps people in conflict zones.

Going Against the Grain: Three New Innovations Could Completely Transform How We Store and Distribute Food

An ATM that dispenses food, a simple moisture meter, and an air-tight bag: these seemingly simple innovations could be game-changers for disrupting hunger around the world.

It’s in the Bag! This Simple Storage System Is Slashing Food Loss.

Farmers in Sudan lose up to 40% of their crops every year. Our hermetic bags cost just $2 and reduce loss to less than 2%.

This New Online Tool Creates Nourishing, Locally-Sourced School Meals in Minutes

It might seem futuristic, but WFP's "PLUS" software designs a "menu" of school meals that are healthier, up to 20% cheaper, and use as much as 70% locally-sourced ingredients.

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.

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.

Nigeria and WFP Pioneer Use of Rickshaws and Boats to Get Food and Cash to Coronavirus-Affected City Hotspots

Hungry Nigerian families are being plunged deeper into poverty during coronavirus. We're getting creative with our delivery solutions.

How Blockchain Is Helping WFP Fight Against the Coronavirus in Bangladesh

Blockchain is helping people in the largest refugee camp in the world get quicker, easier, more straightforward access to the lifesaving assistance they need.

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