World Food Programme

Food-assistance branch of the United Nations

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization, the largest one focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, it is headquartered in Rome and has offices in 80 countries. As of 2019, it served 97 million people in 88 countries, the largest since 2012, with two-thirds of its activities conducted in conflict zones.

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The work of the U.N. agency trying to keep millions from starving to death earned it the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize – and inspired the actress-entrepreneur to use..
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Jane Pauley hosts our annual “Food Issue.” In our cover story, Lee Cowan looks at the rise in food insecurity in the U.S. Plus: Martha Teichner meets a bagel..
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