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UN food relief agency boosts efforts to end global hunger by 2030 with new partnerships in India

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is promoting agreements with the Indian Government and business sector to boost nutrition in the world’s second most populous country, with 1.3 billion people, a vital step in eradicating global hunger by 2030.

Flood victims in Malawi in urgent need of food, other relief aid, UN warns

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it has begun distributing high-energy biscuits in Malawi following the devastating flooding that displaced more than 100,000 people and reportedly killed at least 50 others in recent weeks.

UN partners with Groupon to support nutrition for mothers and children in Asia

On the eve of this year’s International Women’s Day, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has partnered with Groupon Malaysia to raise awareness and support for nutrition activities that benefit mothers and children in Asia.

UN agency honours Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu as champion against hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today is honouring Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and activist Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu for his efforts in the battle against hunger and his advocacy on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.

Ertharin Cousin of United States appointed as head of UN World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed the appointment of Ertharin Cousin of the United States as the new head of the Rome-based agency.

Online game that helps UN fight hunger gains one millionth user

Freerice.com, the online game that allows players to improve their vocabulary while fighting global hunger by making donations to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), has crossed another milestone today as it reached one million registered players.

Head of UN food agency to step down after five years of service

The head of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that she will step down after five years at the helm of the Rome-based agency.

UN agency, Italian energy company partner to combat hunger and climate change

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Italian energy company Enel announced today a new partnership to combat hunger and malnutrition while also reducing carbon emissions through the use of ‘green’ stoves and solar panels.

UN food aid agency helps create online game to fight hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Japanese electronic entertainment company Konami Digital have teamed up to release an online game today that can support the fight against hunger.

Millions set to benefit from UN-Luxembourg partnership for food aid

Millions of victims of humanitarian emergencies, particularly in West Africa, will benefit from a new life-saving partnership signed today between the United Nations and Luxembourg to provide a rapid response in food aid and communications needs.