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2010-09-23 09:39:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of the World Food Program, will speak on overcoming the challenges that threaten the state of food security in the world at a National Press Club luncheon on Sept. 29.

2009-06-19 14:45:00

The global economic slowdown combined with high food prices is causing one in six of the world’s population, more than one billion people, to go hungry, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Friday.

2008-08-13 21:00:20

WFP rolls out USD 110 mln to help fight hunger in Horn of Africa NAIROBI, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The UN World Food Program (WFP) announced Tuesday the roll-out of 110 million U.S. dollars to help fight hunger in the Horn of Africa.

2008-08-13 15:00:41

WFP: cash roll-out to help hunger hot spots As nearly one billion poor people worldwide struggle to survive the unrelenting global high food and fuel price crisis, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today the roll-out of a US$214 million package directed at 16 hunger hotspots.

2008-04-23 10:45:00

Speaking Tuesday at summit in London, Josette Sheeran, executive director at the World Food Program, referred to a “silent tsunami” of hunger in many developing countries across the globe.

2006-08-10 16:26:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush launched a new global campaign on Thursday to combat kleptocracy, or rampant government corruption, which he said undermines democracy and development in poor countries.

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