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World Food Programme opens first Canada office

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Canada is the 7th largest donor to the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian agency working toward a world with Zero Hunger. In March 2020, WFP officially opened its Ottawa office to strengthen both funding relationships with the Canadian government and open new doors for Canadian organizations addressing food security to export their solutions globally.

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Here's What You Missed From The 2019 Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership

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What role does Canada play on the international stage? At the 2019 Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, we gained insights from leaders diving into global development, SDGs, decolonizing knowledge, gender equality, innovative finance, Canada’s comparative advantage in the world, and more.

How Arctic Fresh is Tackling Food Insecurity in Canada’s North

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Food insecurity remains a major issue in Canada’s north, with prices of items sky-rocketing by the time they reach under-served communities. One social enterprise, Arctic Fresh, has built a solution, and is successfully providing fresh, affordable goods to 13 under-served communities. How do they do it?