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UN Must Help Impoverished Farmers Adapt To Climate Change: Experts

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Jessica Prois | Posted 02.10.2016 | Impact

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new push to give farmers in developing countries better access to markets, led by the United Nations' food aid...

LIVING LEVEL-3: Iraq, Chapter 4

Joshua Dysart | Posted 01.22.2017 | World
Joshua Dysart

The World Food Programme and writer Joshua Dysart have teamed up to create a graphic novel highlighting the work of the organization's humanitarian ai...

Living Level 3: Iraq -- Chapter 3

Joshua Dysart | Posted 01.21.2017 | World
Joshua Dysart

The World Food Programme and writer Joshua Dysart have teamed up to create a graphic novel highlighting the work of the organization's humanitarian ai...

Living Level-3: Iraq -- Chapter 2

Joshua Dysart | Posted 01.19.2017 | World
Joshua Dysart

The World Food Programme and writer Joshua Dysart have teamed up to create a graphic novel highlighting the work of the organization's humanitarian ai...

The Inspiring Story Behind 'Living Level 3:Iraq'

Joshua Dysart | Posted 01.18.2017 | World
Joshua Dysart

I was awake in my Erbil hotel room when the Muslim call to prayer, the Adhan, began. I was unable to sleep. It was my first morning in Iraq. I had arr...

How an App Helps You Feed a Child

U.N. World Food Programme | Posted 11.21.2016 | Impact
U.N. World Food Programme

If the global community is to be successful in marshalling new resources for humanitarian aid, we must embrace technology as an ally, now more than ever before.

UN Text Messages Over 200,000 Syrian Refugees: Food Aid To Be Cut Off. How You Can Help

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.21.2015 | Impact

More than 200,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan learned via text message that the U.N. food aid they rely on to survive is getting completely cut. ...

UN Halves Food Aid For Syrian Refugees, Needs $139 Million For Relief Efforts

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact

GENEVA, July 1 (Reuters) - The World Food Program, running short of cash, will halve the value of food vouchers given to Syrian refugees in Lebanon ...

Proof Women Are Critical To Ending Hunger | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact

Women have a crucial role to play in defeating hunger. As mothers, farmers, teachers and entrepreneurs, they hold the key to building a future free of...

Why Running Against Hunger

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

Just imagine if we, speaking from the western world, go to bed hungry only for one or two nights. Would we be able to be as effective and as productive at work as always?

UN World Food Programme in Ecuador: Strengthening Food Security through Ancestral Knowledge

Nick Sexton | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Nick Sexton

he United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Ecuador is using ancestral knowledge (conocimiento ancestral) to effectively reduce the impacts of climate change by helping Ecuadorian people to successfully adapt.

What the World Food Programme, Hillary Clinton, Women and Nutrition Have in Common

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 09.09.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

I got the chance to be in an inspiring place where you can actually breathe knowledge and engagement for social-economic and human causes, namely poverty eradication and food access ( or accessibility) to all.

Our Mandate Is Held Hostage by a Political Conflict

Ertharin Cousin | Posted 08.16.2014 | Impact
Ertharin Cousin

We must raise the alarm! In Syria, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) faces seemingly insurmountable obstacles every day, that further limi...

Three Million Syrians Go Hungry as UN Waits

John Jackson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Impact
John Jackson

The UN has the legal right to cross the border without consent from the regime. Now is not the time to wait for unanimous legal opinion, because unanimity will never come. Now is the time to start the trucks and drive that aid to the millions who need it. But instead, we wait.

Cuomo and the Left in New York: The Great Unraveling

Richard Brodsky | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The speed by which political shifts take place has grown exponentially. The Internet and television dominate the political and chattering classes and what we hear there immediately spills over into the realm of real people. If you need proof of that assertion, take a peek at what's happened to New York's formerly fearsome Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Can the Private Sector Help Combat Hunger and Malnutrition?

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos was a step change with business and political leaders signing up to the UN Secretary General's "Zero Hunger" challenge to eliminate hunger in our lifetimes.

South Sudan Looters Steal Food To Feed 220,000 Hungry People For A Month: UN

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact

(Adds detail, background) GENEVA, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Looters in South Sudan have stolen more than 3,700 tonnes of food, enough to feed...

Simplicity, Innovation and a Refurbished Blue Box

Paul Scott Matthew | Posted 11.17.2013 | Impact
Paul Scott Matthew

A simple idea and a growing group of partners have resulted in a network of roadside clinics, transformed from blue shipping containers, that's delivering health care to some of Africa's most hard-to-reach people across 13 countries.

Election Pits Candidate Against Fiancee

The Huffington Post | Nate Willis | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

The race for a minor party line for a New York state Assembly seat has pitted a man and his fiancee against each other. It's not a lovers' quarrel ...

Is Sahel Fundraising Gaining Momentum?

Tom Murphy | Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

With all the talk of resilience, it seems difficult to imagine how such a poorly funded relief effort can meet the immediate needs of the people of the Sahel.

Joshua Hersh

UN Declares Official Famine In Somalia | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The United Nations has officially declared the food crisis in parts of Somalia a "famine" and reiterated its desperate call for more aid...

G20 Endorses Hedging by the World Food Programme

Vijaya Ramachandran | Posted 09.05.2011 | World
Vijaya Ramachandran

With an annual budget of about $4 billion, the WFP each year provides crucial sustenance to some 100 million people who would otherwise face hunger, malnutrition or even starvation. But the WFP could do even better.

Ending World Hunger Is Possible -- Davos iIs Part of the Process

Perry Yeatman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Perry Yeatman

History has shown that investing in agriculture drives a virtuous cycle. The lessons are clear, but there is a missing ingredient -- more action! That's what I'll be pushing for at Davos and I hope others will not only listen but get engaged.

'United Against Hunger': World Food Day 2010 Focuses On Global Partnership

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Each year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations commemorates World Food Day. In 2010, the theme is "United Against Hunge...

Haiti: Human foundation key to recovery

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Haiti has rarely been a country that makes the news for the right reasons. But six months ago the whole world's attention was focused on this small C...