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WFP-ICRISAT sign agreement on Food Security

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have signed an agreement on Food security on September 23, 2021. Highlights Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on programmes and research in order to improve food, nutrition security and livelihoods across India. It was signed between WFP ..

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WFP report: Hunger spreading in Afghanistan

According to the UN food agency, World Food Programme (WFP), out of 39 million people, 14 million people are facing severe hunger in Afghanistan. Key points UN food agency has been able to negotiate with the Taliban in order distribute aid in one provincial capital in Afghanistan. However, it is unable to resume food deliveries ..

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Nobel Peace Prize, 2020

The Nobel Prize for Peace, 2020 has been awarded to the World Food Programme. The WFP has been honoured with the prize for its role towards contributing better conditions for peace in conflict affected areas. It has been a driving force in preventing hunger in war zones. World Food Programme The United Nations World Food ..

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Malnutrition: Where does India Stand

The Food and Nutrition Security Analysis, India, 2019 report authored by the Government of India and the United Nations World Food Programme has again underlined a sad picture of hunger and malnutrition amongst children in large pockets of India. The report states that the poorest sections of society are caught in a trap of poverty ..

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