World Food Program

The World Food Program (WFP) is an arm of the United Nations. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, the largest organization focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, it is based in Rome and has offices in 80 countries. In addition to emergency food aid, WFP provides technical and development assistance, such as improving emergency preparedness and response, food chain management and supply. procurement, promotion of social security programs and building resilience to climate change. The organization is a major provider of direct monetary aid and medical supplies, as well as passenger transport for aid workers. WFP is a key member of a consortium of United Nations entities committed to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve the second SDG “famine” by 2030. The World Food Program awards the Nobel Prize for peace 2020 for its food aid efforts. Prevent the use of food in conflict zones and in times of war – and as a weapon of conflict.