Odisha CM in Rome

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Naveen Patnaik Shares Odisha's Food Security Progress At WFP Stage In Rome

Odisha's CM Naveen Patnaik shared the progress of Odisha's Food and strengthening of livelihood, on global-stage of Rome. On June 24, Patnaik spoke at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) headquarters in Rome and said, "It would be our pleasure to share our experience across the world through WFP and its partner agencies". The WFP invited CM Patnaik to visit its HQ and share the State’s transformational initiatives.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 - 06:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: naveen patnaik, Odisha government, Rome, Food security, World Food Programme

Hands approaching for food.

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45M People Are On The Brink Of Starvation, Says UN Food Agency

The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme (WEP), on November 8 said the number of people who are heading toward the brink of starvation has risen to 45 million across 43 countries in the world. ''We've got conflict, climate change, and COVID-19 driving up the numbers of the acutely hungry,'' said David Beasley, WEP Executive Director. Reportedly, $7 billion are needed to avert the global famine. 

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 07:27 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: World Food Programme, Famine, Hunger, Starvation, United Nations


World Food Programme

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UN's World Food Programme Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2020

The United Nation's food assistance branch World Food Programme (WFP) has received the Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2020. The Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to award WFP for “its efforts to combat hunger and for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.” The committee also stated that WFP acted as a driving force to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict. Mentioning WFP's work as a… read-more

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 02:57 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Nobel Prize, Peace, World Food Programme, United Nations

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