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.

Fortifying Futures for Children in India

Claudine Galloway, General Mills corporate communications manager, explains how General Mills is partnering with WFP to enhance the nutrition of school meals in India.

Women and Hunger

In nearly two-thirds of countries around the world, women are more likely than men to suffer from hunger and malnourishment. Read their stories and see what WFP is doing to help them achieve equality.

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.

Why I’m Passionate About the First 1,000 Days

Lucy Sullivan, founder of 1,000 Days, answers our questions about child malnutrition and why she's passionate about making a difference in the first 1,000 days.

Hunger and Food Waste

Food loss and food waste are major contributors to global hunger. If we could recover all the food we waste, we could feed every hungry person on the planet twice over.

To Achieve Zero Hunger, Food Is Not Enough

Providing food to hungry people is just one part of ending hunger. We also need long-term solutions like sustainable farming, increasing the efficiency of local markets and making sure people earn enough money to support themselves.

Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential

The first 1,000 days of life refers to the ‘window of opportunity’ from a child’s conception through to her second birthday, and it shape us in ways that last a lifetime.

Giving Women the Nutrition They Need

Lack of nutrition is a leading cause of death during childbirth. Providing the right nutrition at the right time can also help change lives and break the cycle of poverty.

Women Are Hungrier: School Meals

Giving women and girls access to education is one of the most powerful things we can do to solve hunger. Women and girls reinvest 90 percent of their income back into their families, compared to the average 30-40 percent.

Women Are Hungrier: Nutrition and Babies – first 1,000 days

Hunger claims the lives of more than 3 million children each year. 45 percent of deaths among children under age 5 are caused by malnutrition. Nutrition during the first 1,000 days determines the course of a child's life, and in time, shapes the fate of our planet.