Question of The Day11-10-2020

Where is the headquarters of the World Food Programme located?

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) Rome

Explanation :
  • World Food Programme (WFP) was founded in December 1961 and headquartered in Rome, Italy. David Beasley is its head.
  • It is the world’s largest humanitarian intergovernmental organization that focuses on hunger and food security.
  • Recently, World Food Programme has won the Nobel Peace Prize 2020.
  • The organization has been given the prize for its efforts to provide food assistance in areas of conflict.
  • Abiy Ahmed, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, has won 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to peacemaking efforts with Eritrea.

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Hence, option (a) is correct.

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