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World Food Programme (WFP)

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About World Food Programme (WFP)

The WFP is the largest humanitarian branch of the UN promoting food security and addressing world hunger. The WFP provides food assistance to around 91.4 million people in 83 countries every year. Its mission is to deliver food assistance in situations of emergency as well as to work with communities in order to improve nutrition and build resilience. It strives to end the cycle of hunger and poverty. The WFP mainly works in conflict affected areas where people are more likely to have less access to food.

Work area

Research, Advocacy, Education, Campaigns, Activism

Motto

Saving lives in emergencies and changing lives for millions through sustainable development.

Country Offices

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Congo, Cuba, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Quickfacts

Founded: 1961
Location (HQ): Italy
Scope: Global
Focus area: Food

Does this organisation offer paid Internships?

Yes

5 United Nations Paid Internships