World Food Programme

Everyone needs to participate in the fight against world hunger. Pic: ©GettyImages/gelmold

The food companies committed to fighting world hunger

By Gill Hyslop

World hunger remains a persistent crisis, with approximately 842 million people going hungry every day. We look at the bakery and snack giants that are leading the fight against hunger and malnutrition.

The FAO has only raised $4.8m of its $19m target to help support Yemeni farmers and other food producers

Yemen in ‘perfect storm’, says WFP chief

By Eliot Beer

Yemen is facing a “perfect storm” of food crises as its population tackles food, water and fuel shortages, WFP’s head warned, as the agency plans a US$320m relief effort.

Should a company's charity work be overshadowed by obvious PR gains?

Corporate altruism: Oxymoron or get-real solution?

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Writing up an article on Kellogg’s World Food Day initiative yesterday, that age old question seemed to buzz through: is there really such a thing as a selfless good deed? And what about, dare we ask, on a corporate level?

Nils Grede tells the EFFoST Conference that the 10 billion per year cost to prevent malnutrition is 'too good of an investment for the world to not make.'

Preventing malnutrition will save money as well as lives, says the UN

By Nathan Gray

Investment in battling malnutrition on a global scale will help save and improve millions of lives, but will also save billions of euros in lost potential GDP for countries where malnutrition is a problem, according to the United Nations World Food Programme.

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