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A U.N. Agency Lauded for Its Work Faces a Funding Shortage

by Augusta Saraiva, Darcy Palder Foreign Policy October 20, 2020

The World Food Program will need more than a Nobel Prize to feed the millions who are newly food-insecure....

World Food Day 2020

by FAO FAO October 16, 2020

Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. The COVID-19 global health crisis has been a time to reflect on things we truly cherish and our most basic needs. These uncertain times have made many of us rekindle our appreciation for a thing that s...

World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

by The Nobel Prize The Nobel Prize October 9, 2020

The Nobel Peace Prize 2020 was awarded to World Food Programme (WFP) "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict."...

Conflict Creates Hunger

by Simona Beltrami World Food Programme September 24, 2020

In Celebration of World Peace Day on 21 September, David Beasley, World Food Programme's Executive Director stated that "We cannot end hunger until we end conflict"....

Beirut port blast accelerates separate crisis: Hunger

by Amy Lieberman Devex August 24, 2020

The explosion in Beirut in early August has amplified another, relatively new crisis in Lebanon: rapidly rising rates of food insecurity...

E-book: COVID-19 and Global Food Security

by CGIAR CGIAR August 12, 2020

New e-book compiles a selection of entries from the @IFPRI blog series on #COVID19...

A Biblical Surge of Miscommunication

by August 11, 2020

On Language: In the popular media, including otherwise-intelligent talking heads and world leaders have invented new pretentious, uses for words that have little actual meaning.  Chief among these are:  "surge," "spike", "epicenter" and "biblical proportions." For example: the head ...

Parents in Lebanon Barter on Facebook through Food Crisis

by Katell Ane Food Tank August 8, 2020

The recent massive explosions in Beirut are blocking vital food imports and placing further strain on Lebanon’s struggling economy, according to aid organization Mercy Corps in Beirut....

State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) Report 2020

by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO United Nations August 4, 2020

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World is an annual report prepared by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO to inform on progress towards ending hunger, achieving food security and improving nutrition and to provide in depth analysis on key challenges for achieving this goal in the context ...

Peter Morris, Nutritionist and Long-term USAID Expert Leads WHES

by August 3, 2020

The editorial staff of World Hunger Education Service recently sat down and interviewed Peter Morris for his insights about progress in international aid, hunger, nutrition and pandemics.  Mr. M...