The World Food Programme (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations, in Rome and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. According to the WFP, it provides food assistance to an average of 91.4 million people in 83 countries each year. From its headquarters in Rome and from more than 80 country offices around the world, the WFP works to help people who cannot produce or obtain enough food for themselves and their families. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group and part of its executive committee.
Through the main objectives that the WFP intends to achieve are the following: "Save lives and protect livelihoods in emergencies", "Support food security and nutrition and (re)build livelihoods in fragile settings and following emergencies", "Reduce risk and enable people, communities and countries to meet their own food and nutrition needs", "Reduce undernutrition and break the intergenerational cycle of hunger", "Zero Hunger in 2030".
There are many development projects of the World Food Program along with other organisations that aim to alleviate hunger in Moldova and improve the country’s economic potential.
Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova in Rome, has been accredited as the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Moldova to the WFP in May 2014.
Details can be accessed at the following link: www1.wfp.org