For International Plastic Bag Free Day, Meet the Rohingya Refugees Upcycling Packaging and Hope

Through a upcycling centers in Bangladesh, Rohingya refuges are transforming packaging waste into useful products.

Hunger and Malnutrition in the Arab Region Stand in the Way of Achieving Zero Hunger

A new UN study indicates that hunger in the Arab region continues to rise, threatening the region’s efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the Zero Hunger goal.

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.

Empowering Women and Girls is Crucial to Ensure Sustainable Food Security in the Aftermath of COVID-19, say UN Food Agency Heads on International Women’s Day

Women and girls make up half of our global community - It’s time they were included in leadership positions at every level and integrated in all spheres and stages of pandemic response and recovery.

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.

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How a Simple Cheese Sandwich Added $1.3M to Aleppo’s Economy

November 3rd marks National Sandwich day - a perfect occasion to revisit this hopeful Syrian story about WFP's school meals initiative.

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.

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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.

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.

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

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

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