Hydroponics improves lives of refugees

Refugees living in the Algerian Sahara are using a hydroponics system to feed their animals. The Sahrawi refugees are harnessing the technique, which works without the need for fertile soil, to grow barley f...

App monitors malnutrition rates

An offline app platform is being used to ensure mothers and young children in El Salvador are receiving adequate nutrition. The United Nations World Food Programme is collaborating with the government of El ...

Food computer could save lives

The World Food Programme and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working together on a pioneering 'food computer' project that aims to provide nourishment to Syrian refugees living in Jordanian camps....

New partnership to tackle poverty

(GERMANY) Mastercard and the World Food Programme (WFP) are partnering on a project to turn the tables on the escalating global problems of hunger and poverty. The 100 Million Meals initiative combines Ma...

Ending hunger must be everyone’s goal

Ending hunger is one of the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The road towards achieving goal number 2 - to 'zero hunger' - by 2030 will require action across all levels of government. ...

Fair play can increase food security

The World Food Programme (WFP) insists that achieving gender equality is vital to ending hunger. Improving food security is at the heart of UN Sustainable Development Goals number 2. And Valerie Guarnieri, f...

Startups asked to zero hunger

(GERMANY) Pioneering young companies developing game-changing solutions designed to solve world hunger are being encouraged to apply for a United Nations (UN) startup programme. The Innovation Accelerator...