Common questions

How do I join the World food Program?

How do I join the World food Program?

You can create a candidate profile through our jobs portal by selecting “Join our talent community” to be considered for future openings. Have questions? WFP does more than feed the world’s most vulnerable people. It saves lives, changes them, and gives families and children hope for a future they can look forward to.

Where does the World Food Programme work?

The World Food Programme (WFP) works in more than 80 countries. We bring life-saving assistance in emergencies and support sustainable and resilient livelihoods to achieve a world with zero hunger. In 2019, WFP assisted 97 million people – the largest number since 2012 – in 90 countries.

Is WFP a NGO?

For example, at the global-level, the regular WFP-NGO consultation, held annually at WFP headquarters since 1995, provides a strategic setting for fostering partnerships beyond the field-level.

How many people work for the World Food Programme?

World Food Programme has more than 10,000 employees.

Who runs the World Food Program?

David Beasley
It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, the largest one focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals….World Food Programme.

Legal status Active
Headquarters Rome, Italy
Head David Beasley
Parent organization United Nations General Assembly
Staff (2020) 19,660

How does WFP work?

In emergencies, WFP is often first on the scene, providing food assistance to the victims of war, civil conflict, drought, floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, crop failures and natural disasters. When the emergency subsides, WFP helps communities rebuild shattered lives and livelihoods.

Who runs World Food Program?

It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, the largest one focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals….World Food Programme.

Headquarters Rome, Italy
Head David Beasley
Parent organization United Nations General Assembly
Staff (2020) 19,660
Award(s) Nobel Peace Prize (2020)

How can I be zero hungry?

Help people re-connect with food for a #ZeroHunger lifestyle and what it stands for by sharing your knowledge and passion with the people around you; at home with your family, with friends and at work. For example, grow your own food at home or participate in a community garden, organize dinners or share recipes.

Who leads the World Food Program?

Since 2017, the post has been held by David Beasley. WFP also has one Deputy Executive Director and four Assistant Executive Directors with specific briefs. The organization’s direction is mapped out in its Strategic Plan, which is renewed every four years.

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