Topic archives: united nations world food programme

Take a quiz — and save the world

June 24, 2010

If you’re feeling bored and charitable (and want to brush up on art, language and more) try As the name suggests, people that really need it get free rice out of your visit. Michael Carter writes.

Something’s rotten in the UN’s World Food Programme

March 26, 2010

News that half of the food aid sent to Somalia ends up in the hands of contractors, militants and UN staffers is just the latest scandal in a long history of corruption in the UN's World Food Programme.

Why is the US starving Somalia?

November 2, 2009

Despite sending 40 tons of weaponry to Somalia earlier this year, the United States is withholding humanitarian aid until relief agencies agree to comply with a set of strict conditions. And the country is going to run out of food within weeks.

Blogwatch: the Friday edition

December 14, 2007 1

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