Birds, Bees and Bats: We Need an Environmental Intervention Today to Achieve Zero Hunger

We need biodiversity to sustain and expand the world’s food supply. To achieve zero hunger, our agricultural and food system interventions need to double as environmental interventions.

After His Blossoming Beekeeping Business Was Destroyed by Syria’s Civil War, Here’s How WFP Helped Him Rebuild It.

On World Bee Day, we take a look back at the story of one man who lost everything to civil war but found hope in honey.

Food Donation From the U.S. Helps Children Stay in School and Learning

A shipment of rice and lentils has arrived to Laos from the US: the donation will feed kids in Laos once schools reopen in September.

Food Tank, Food Systems and COVID-19: A Conversation with Dani Nierenberg

"I don't think we can go back to business as usual after this." Danielle Nierenberg, world-renowned expert on food and ag, talked to us about her career and how coronavirus will affect food systems going forward.

Urgent International Support Needed to Prevent Millions of Desperate Zimbabweans Plunging Deeper Into Hunger

“The COVID pandemic risks even wider and deeper desperation,” said Eddie Rowe, WFP’s Country Director. “We must all do our utmost to prevent this tragedy turning into a catastrophe.”

One Year Since Cyclone Struck, Many Mozambicans Struggle to Recover Amid Aid Cuts

In the weeks after the strongest storm to ever hit the country, WFP’s emergency assistance kick-started the recovery of 1.8 million people. But many others, who are still struggling today, face a bleak and uncertain future.

Securing Sustainable Food Systems Hinges on Gender Equality

Women, especially in rural areas, are instrumental in the fight against hunger and malnutrition and in making food systems more productive and sustainable.

The Aftermath of Drought: They Used to Eat Three Meals a Day, Now They Only Eat One

Have you ever experienced drought? It's hard to imagine the scenes that have become a part of daily life for the 7.7 million Zimbabweans who are struggling to find enough food.

Female Farmers Are Breaking Men’s “Economic Control” Over Women in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan women explain how they overcame old ways of doing things, where men controlled the family's money and material goods. Now women are farming land, making joint decisions and managing household income.

Locusts in East Africa: A Race Against Time

The locust upsurge affecting East Africa is a graphic and shocking reminder of this region's vulnerability. Yet as ancient as this scourge is, its scale today is unprecedented in modern times.

Hunger and Hope: Lessons From Ethiopia and Guatemala

In this hour-long special, Rick Steves travels through Ethiopia and Guatemala to learn about extreme poverty and its solutions, including smart development aid, empowering women, child nutrition, and education.

UN Agencies Raise Alarm in the Central Sahel Where Millions Face Hunger Amid Rapidly Escalating Humanitarian Crisis

Experts forecast that close to 4.8 million people in the Central Sahel will be at risk of food insecurity during the lean season (June-August 2020) if no appropriate actions are taken urgently.

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