WFP is the worlds largest purchaser of food for humanitarian operations.

Buffett Foundation.. WFP is the world’s largest purchaser of food for humanitarian operations, facilitating and safety net programs such as school lunches are. In 2007, while the support of 86 million hungry people, the agency spent U.S. $ 612 million food in developing countries. With P4P, WFP will explore different ways to use their purchasing power in developing countries to maximize profits for small farmers while minimizing any distortion to the local markets. By supporting small farmers ability produce and supply food WFP ‘s global operations, P4P their income, which them increase their income, which is critical in addressing hunger and poverty at its roots.

The Foundation invests in the agricultural value chain – from seeds and soil to farm management and market access – so that millions of small farmers with tools and opportunities The Foundation hunger and poverty. The Foundation believes that strong partnerships and a redoubled commitment to agricultural development in all sectors could help to hundreds of millions of people and whole regions-move out of hunger and poverty and build a better future.‘Courtesy It may entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy is Reports indicate, search the archives and sign up for email delivery on Kaiser Daily Health policy coverage for vigorously Kaiser network. A free service of of The Henry J. Publish. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2005 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.