The World Food Programme (WFP), the UN’s largest agency fighting hunger in some 80 countries, with an operating budget of $7 billion and 16,000 humanitarians providing food aid to 80 million people, the Director of Private Sector Partnerships: Prerana Issar.
SDG2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture - What it means With a focus on transformation, universality and interconnectedness, combined with an ambition to tackle root causes, SDG2 encapsulates the vision driving the whole
HOW THE WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME USES INNOVATION TO FIGHT HUNGER My first introduction to the United Nations and organizations such as the World Food Programme came in secondary school as a delegate for Libya at The Hague International Model United Nations.
(Header Photo by: Quinn Miller-Beddell) Zaria Forman is a New York based artist whose drawings are nothing of what we’ve seen before; photorealistic large-scale pastel images made by hand recreating natural landscapes. A seasoned traveller since she was a young age, Zaria has
From the Addis Ababa Third International Conference on Financing for Development to the UN General Assembly in New York, the post-2015 Sustainable Development goals take the form of a road paved with good intentions for the poor and hungry. In the
In the 1990s, the political world, the so-called "international community" could not countenance the growth of a UN agency that apparently was a sinkhole of ever-growing expenditures and seemed to have more highly-paid directors in its organigram than anyone else. FAO and
The inclusion of food issues has meant from the beginning that FAO had a very broad scope: it wasn't simply a technical forum for experts but primarily a political one that places concern for human health and survival at the