Latest World Food Programme Stories

2014-08-27 23:01:41

Descendant of 'Ice Bucket Challenge', which encourages participants to donate to the U.N's World Food Programme, will match every donation with an equivalent one, until August 31st (or when the money runs out!) Tanauan, Philippines (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Rice Bucket Challenge announced today that until August 31st they will match donations made to the World Food Programme with an equivalent amount. Since Spring, the Ice Bucket Challenge has raised over 80 million dollars...

2014-08-20 16:25:11

Truvia® Business Announces Year Two Results of its $1 Million Partnership With World Food Program USA WAYZATA, Minn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Truvia(®) business announced it has helped to feed 49,705 Bolivian schoolchildren in the first two years of its three-year partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme, a collaboration made possible by World Food Program USA, a non-profit organization that connects the U.S. private sector with humanitarian...

2014-04-30 08:30:29

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tilda Limited, a leading premium 100% branded Basmati and specialty rice products company, today announced its continued support for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) with a limited edition pack of Tilda® Pure Basmati Rice. The United Kingdom's leading Basmati rice brand will be donating one nutrition-boosting meal to mothers and mothers-to-be in Bangladesh for every limited edition pack of Tilda® Pure Basmati Rice...

2014-02-20 23:21:17

Tigerspike, a global enterprise software and user experience technology company, has marked its tenth anniversary by partnering with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to deliver a mobility solution to address world hunger. The project - which saw the Tigerspike Foundation unite 200 staff from their seven offices - used rapid prototyping, to quickly provide WFP with a framework to transform its registration and food distribution processes. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The World...

2014-01-09 16:26:04

ROME, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During meetings this week in Rome, Mississippi State University officials formally broadened a 2010 agreement to work together with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on initiatives to address world hunger and poverty. MSU President Mark E. Keenum and FAO Deputy Director General Daniel Gustafson signed a memorandum of understanding that expands the 2010 foundation for collaborations focusing most immediately on...

2013-10-24 23:01:04

The recently published World Food Programme mobile app stands out amongst the thousands of iPhone apps, Android apps and HTML5 mobile websites created with the AppMakr’s app builder. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 AppMakr, a leading DIY mobile app builder, today announced that World Food Programme is the company’s “App Of The Week” for October 20th - 26th. Each week, AppMakr features one app from the thousands published using our app building tool, called The Machine. This...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'