WFP

Billion grains of rice donated to UN anti-hunger agency thanks to Internet game

An Internet game in which a website donates 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Programme for every vocabulary question answered correctly by participants has passed the 1 billion grain threshold after just one month of operations.

UN food agency chief to visit West Africa to spotlight 'silent emergencies'

The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will visit West Africa next week to spotlight the “silent emergencies” gripping the region, the agency announced today.