Economy
New York: Hunger threatens to soar to devastating levels in 25 countries in the coming months due to the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are warning. more
WFP calls for increased support as eight million in Zimbabwe face hunger

New York: The World Food Programme (WFP) is calling on countries to step up support to Zimbabwe, where millions of people are facing hunger brought on by prolonged drought and economic me ...

Preventive action could save billions of dollars in food assistance costs - UN agency

New York, May 15: As chronic hunger increases and food crises intensify worldwide, preventative action and extra investment could results in billions of dollars of savings each year, a ne ...

UN agency smartphone app now raising funds for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

New York, Apr 28 (Just Earth News/IBNS): ShareTheMeal, the award-winning smartphone app developed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), is switching its fundraising efforts to su ...