FAO, WFP launch global consultation to help alleviate hunger, transform agri-food systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched an online public consultation to obtain inputs on how the UN agencies can collaborate in key areas in the coming years.   The consultation will feed into the operationalization of FAO’s Strategic Framework 2022-2031 and the preparation of […]

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World Food Program wins this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 has been awarded to the World Food Programme (WFP) for its efforts to combat hunger and bettering conditions in conflict-affected areas. The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organisation addressing hunger and promoting food security. It has been the United Nations primary instrument in eradicating hunger as […]

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UN food agency leaders hail U.S. law aimed at boosting global food security

Leaders of two United Nations agencies fighting hunger worldwide have applauded new legislation in the United States aimed at strengthening global food assistance programs in the years ahead. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) praised U.S. President Barack Obama for his July 20 signing of the Global Food Security Act (GFSA), after […]

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