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Teachers against hunger

Mapping Hunger With Your Students

In a world of more than seven billion people, it can be difficult to put into perspective the 805 million people who do not get enough to eat for a healthy life. WFP’s 2014 Hunger Map shows where these hungry populations live and what countries are most impacted by undernourishment. Post date: 11/12/2014 - 21:30

Climate Change: Why It Matters And How WFP Is Taking Action

If you kept up with what was going on in New York last week around the UN General Assembly, you probably heard about the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, September 23. This event, hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, united the UN, global leaders and the public and private sectors to discuss actions to fight climate change and improve resilience. WFP was a part of this event because climate plays a critical role in hunger and nutrition. Post date: 09/30/2014 - 18:30

A Peek Inside The World's Classrooms

No matter the location, there are teachers across the world helping students get an education and prepare for their futures. Here is a snapshot of some schools in the developing world where teachers are making a positive impact on their students’ lives—and where WFP provides students with what is sometimes their only food for the day, called “school meals.” Post date: 07/18/2014 - 16:51

Students against Hunger: the Blog

PUSH Your University To Join The Fight Against Hunger

There are 805 million hungry people in the world—you’ve likely seen this and other numbers about food security. Ending hunger is a daunting task. But as a student, you can help fight it. Encourage your university to get involved by signing the Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) commitment to make food and nutrition a priority on campus. Post date: 11/07/2014 - 20:26

Tell Your Classmates: Aim For Zero Hunger This World Food Day

A world with Zero Hunger is something to celebrate, but we’re still some way off. This World Food Day, 16 October, WFP is highlighting how the push towards Zero Hunger is part of our efforts to build brighter futures around the world and sharing some of the reasons why fulfilling this goal is so important. Post date: 10/09/2014 - 16:23

Anti-Hunger Champion Memorialized In School Bearing His Name

“A nutritious, balanced school lunch for every child is the best investment we can make in the health, education and global society of the future.” Those words form former U.S. Senator George McGovern (in his book, “The Third Freedom: Ending Hunger in Our Time”) hang proudly in a most appropriate place – a cafeteria in a school named for him. Post date: 09/26/2014 - 16:51