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Davos 2011 Photo Exhibition

Davos 2011 Exhibition-Malawi

Malawi, June 2010

Bringing in the maize harvest in Malawi, where WFP is working with small-holder farmers through the Purchase for Progress initiative to ensure that future generations will be able provide food for their children.


Davos 2011 Exhibition-Haiti Earthquake

Haiti, May 2010

WFP gives young children specialised nutrition products such as supplementary plumpy, a peanut-based paste, to fight malnutrition in Haiti and around the world.

Davos 2011 Exhibition-Haiti Earthquake 2

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 2010
After the earthquake struck on January 12, WFP distributed high-energy biscuits and other ready-to-eat foods -- lifesavers when there are no cooking facilities.


Davos 2011 Exhibition-Haiti Earthquake 3

Port au Prince, Haiti, May 2010

Scientists have shown that chronic malnutrition in the first two years of life leaves children with irreversible mental and physical damage.


Davos 2011 Exhibition-Indonesia

Lombok Island, Indonesia, April 2010

Mahniwati, aged 20, gets her monthly ante-natal check-up. At the health centre, or posyandu, she learns about how to look after herself and the baby she is expecting. And she also picks up a much-needed 10kg ration of rice from WFP

Davos 2011 Exhibition-Palestine

Nablus, Occupied Palestinian Territory, December 2009

Tucking in to a nutritious snack at the Al-Khadigia School for one to six-year-olds. School meals encourage school attendance and help children concentrate better in class. 

Davos 2011 Exhibition-Nepal

Juphal, Nepal, November 2009

A Nepali mother and child finger a packet of micronutrient powder received as part of a WFP Food For Work programme. Micronutrient powders are sprinkled on regular meals to boost nutrition.


Davos 2011 Exhibition-Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 2006

Sokhoen with her week-old baby. Nutrition is a critical part of care for mothers like her, living with HIV/AIDS. Nourishing rations can boost general health, combat the side-effects of anti-retroviral drugs and work as an incentive to encourage patients to stick with their treatment.


Davos 2011 Exhibition-Pakistan Flood

Punjab, Pakistan, September 2010

The village of Kacha Seri was washed away by the floods. Families sought refuge on higher ground where WFP, working with Save the Children, provided them with food.

Davos 2011 Exhibition-Zambia

Siavonga,  Zambia, April 2008

Mothers prepare a daily meal for the children at the Siamatika Basic School -- a porridge made from Corn Soya Blend (CSB).  WFP is working to improve the nutritional content of the fortified, blended foods it provides.


Davos 2011 Exhibition-Bolivia

Chuquisaca, Bolivia,  March 2010

A mother works in a garden as her child looks on. In rural areas, 80 percent of Bolivians live below the poverty line. WFP is supporting women to help diversify diets and improve nutrition.

Davos 2011 Exhibition-Bangladesh

Rangamati Sadar, Bangladesh, January 2009.

A young girl eats WFP fortified high-energy biscuits at her pre-school in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.  Bangladesh has the highest percentage of underweight children in South Asia.

Davos 2011 Exhibition-Guatemala

Tecpan, Guatemala, May 2008

The first 1000 days of life are a vital window of opportunity, when the right food at the right time can help a child reach her full potential in later life. WFP has developed Vitacereal, a locally produced porridge designed to nourish children and mothers. 


This series of pictures from WFP's archive forms the substance of a photo exhibition held in WFP's tent at the 2011 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.