UN food agency chief thanks Pope Benedict XVI for supporting relief efforts

Pope Benedict XVI today received in private audience the head United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), who voiced appreciation for support the agency has received from the Catholic Church.

Award-winning singer Sheryl Crow supports UN food agency

Sheryl Crow, a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter from the United States, is throwing her support behind the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) after watching its Ambassador, actress Drew Barrymore, discuss child hunger, the agency said today.

Iranian news agency joins UN in fight against hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced a new partnership with Iran’s Cultural Heritage News Agency (CHN) aimed at raising awareness and generating funding for relief operations.

‘Food force’ video game sweeps northern Europe – UN agency

As Europe’s largest games industry event gets underway in Sweden, “Food Force,” the world’s first humanitarian video game for children, is celebrating the launch of three new language versions, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced.