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

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

This Is What We Mean When We Say Hunger, and Eight Other Little Known Facts

What does hunger mean? Is it the same for everyone? What's the difference between malnutrition and undernutrition? Here we unpack the most common misconceptions.

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.

After His Blossoming Beekeeping Business Was Destroyed by Syria’s Civil War, Here’s How WFP Helped Him Rebuild It.

On World Bee Day, we take a look back at the story of one man who lost everything to civil war but found hope in honey.

Well-Fed Schoolchildren Are Key to Fueling Africa’s Economic Growth and Development

Preliminary results of a Harvard University analysis show that globally, every dollar spent on a school meals program can bring returns of as much as $20.

Half-Moons for Full Stomachs

Chase Sova, senior director of public policy, explains why he's hopeful for the poorest economy in the world and how a simple, sustainable land- management strategy can yield outsized dividends for global peace and prosperity

World Humanitarian Day Q&A with Ashley Baxstrom

Ashley Baxstrom, Head of Donor Relations at WFP Zimbabwe, gives us the scoop on what it’s like to be an American Humanitarian in the field.

6 Solutions to Climate Change & Hunger

Climate change isn't coming. It's already here, and it's the second leading cause of global hunger. Here are the six most effective things we can do about it.

Global Hunger: Top Five Things You Need to Know

The latest report is out and the message is clear: We’re going to need incredibly bold solutions and urgent action if we have any hope of eliminating hunger.

1/3 of the food we eat depends on bees

For centuries bees and other pollinators have benefited people, plants and the planet. Today should be a reminder of the importance of bees and their essential role in our prosperity and life on Earth.Beekeeping has a long tradition around the world, and it can help families without land generate income to support themselves. From Afghanistan to Ethiopia, WFP supports beekeeping projects giving people a steady source of income, livelihood and hope.

A Message From the Princess of Jordan: “We must not fail them”

"While one segment of society is dreaming of life on Mars, over 113 million others are facing acute hunger and dreaming of food...Good nutrition is the bed-rock of sustainable development, peace and security."

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