The World Foodstuff Programme (WFP) is the world’s major humanitarian group functioning to zero hunger by 2030, supporting governments and communities in 88 countries. WFP was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in October 2020 for its endeavours to battle hunger, for its contribution to bettering circumstances for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in endeavours to avert the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.
WFP is a initially responder in emergencies, furnishing foodstuff and other help to the survivors of conflict, drought, floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, crop failures and, most not too long ago, the international COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has plunged thousands and thousands much more folks into foodstuff insecurity by disrupting output, trade and livelihoods, putting millions out of perform. WFP has stepped up its food stuff and funds support by putting its logistics power and technical skills at the assistance of the world humanitarian group, and by supporting governments as they generate or expand social safety nets such as funds transfers.
WFP also has a solid emphasis on sustainable improvement as a bedrock for shifting lives as properly as saving them. We get the job done with governments, communities and homes to break persistent cycles of starvation and malnutrition, to strengthen resilience to shocks and to establish sustainable, affluent futures.