Born in 1962, WFP pursues a vision of the world in which every man, woman and child has access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life. We work towards that vision with our sister UN agencies in Rome -- the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) -- as well as other government, UN and NGO partners.
This is not a comprehensive list, but a small sampling of vetted sources related to the topic of world hunger.
Click on the Statistics link under the title, Demographic Yearbook. Select the year you wish to view. Many tables are available in both PDF and Excel format.
Annual statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage and divorce. It also includes data on such special topics such as economic activity educational attainment, and ethnicity.
Cofounded by Bono and others, ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support smart and effective policies and programs that are saving lives, helping to put kids in school and improving futures. ONE is nonpartisan and works closely with African activists and policy makers.