From mobile money to blockchain: How this UN agency’s tech stops people starving

In October, the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 was awarded to the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP). Founded in 1961, the Programme supported around 100 million hungry people around the world last year. Tech plays a key role in its work. It can be seen in everything from its logistics and delivery – WFP harnesses up to 5,600 trucks, 30 ships and 100 planes every day to deliver food and other assistance around the world – through to promoting agritech, support for refugees, and facilitating other humanitarian services through mobile. .

Link: From mobile money to blockchain: How this UN agency’s tech stops people starving
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