The Family Meal

What Brings Us Together?

THE FAMILY MEAL – EMPOWER THE WOMAN, FEED THE FAMILY

Economy – οικονομία …from the Greek words, ‘Οίκος’ (house) and ‘νέμω’ (distribute), ‘home management’ In Europe today, the word ‘economy’ most commonly refers to matters of society, but its origins are clear to see in the families where WFP provides EU-funded assistance. Scarce resources necessitate truly ‘economic’ choices. In the families photographed for this project,…
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THE FAMILY MEAL – 1000 DAYS – A WINDOW TO ANOTHER WORLD

In the life of a child, nutrition during the first 1,000 days – from a mother’s pregnancy to the child’s second birthday – can mean the difference between a promising future or one plagued by poor health and stunted physical and mental growth. This 1,000-day window determines the course of a child’s life, the shape…
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THE FAMILY MEAL – ENDING HUNGER IN OUR LIFETIMES

The UN Secretary General’s Zero Hunger Challenge is part of our commitment to the world’s most vulnerable people to end hunger as fast as possible by achieving five inter-connected objectives: Ensure every person has access to food all year round Ensure all children get the right nutrition in their first 1,000 days Reduce food waste…
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WHAT BRINGS US TOGETHER?

The diversity of meals around the world reflects the infinite number of customs and tastes that separate one culture from another. However, one universal aspect of eating that forms the basis of our humanity and gives us a clue about our common heritage, is the family meal – which is at the heart of WFP’s…
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