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."

The Dry Corridor in Central America

The Dry Corridor in Central America is experiencing one of the worst droughts of the last ten years with over 1.4 million people in need of food assistance. El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua are the most vulnerable countries.

One School Meal + 50 Widowed Women = $1.3M for Aleppo

Before WFP’s school feeding project started in this city, local farmers only sold 220 pounds of produce on any given day. Now, they supply traders with 880 pounds of food every day to cover the requirements of the project.

Women Are Hungrier: Small-Scale Female Farmers

More than half of the world’s hungry people are farmers in rural areas who tend fields of five acres or less. Giving female farmers equal access to resources could reduce the number of people living in hunger and poverty by 100-150 million.

Erratic Weather Patterns in the Central American Dry Corridor Leave 1.4 Million People in Urgent Need of Food Assistance

Prolonged droughts followed by heavy rain have destroyed more than half of the corn and bean crops that subsistence farmers rely on to survive.

How ‘Rural Revitalization’ Could End Hunger

We need “a systemwide transformation” in the way we live, work, govern and grow our food. It's no small task.

The Four Pillars of Hunger

For the third year in a row, hunger is on the rise – 821 million people across the globe are hungry. In a world of such abundance, how can that be? To help you better understand, we’ve explained the four pillars that affect food security: availability, access, utilization and stability. Watch to learn more about why people go hungry, and what you can do to help.

Purchase for Progress in the DRC

8 Facts to Know About Food Waste and Hunger

Global hunger isn’t about a lack of food. Right now, the world produces enough food to nourish every man, woman and child on the planet.

Empowering Girls Across the Globe

This World Food Day 2018, we’re excited to announce the three recipients of the Fall 2018 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund Awards.

Food Waste vs. Food Security: A Conversation With Karl Deily From Sealed Air

"Solving food insecurity is not about producing more food, but rather making the most of the food that we already have."