The Department of Sciences, ENS 201 students, in the Faculty of Natural and Applied Science (FNAS) at Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU), in collaboration with the Department of Community Service and Awareness (CSA) and Office of Student Affairs (SAO) at NDU, organized on November 27, 2017, an oral panel as part of the ongoing series of events titled, “Together Against Hunger.”
During the first panel, Lebanese Food Bank (LFB) representative Walid Maalouf gave a strategic review of Food and Nutrition Security. He said, “We aim to eradicate hunger in Lebanon by 2025 by achieving food security, improving nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture.”
For her part, Deputy Head of Sub-Office World Food Program (WFP) Maria Rehaime talked about the beneficiary monitoring tools: Food Security Outcome Monitoring survey, Process Monitoring visits, and Beneficiary Hotline. She said, “The WPF shop network ensures product standards and provides beneficiary choice and selection.” She added that food insecurity remained stable over the past year with 91 percent of Syrian refugee households presenting some level of food insecurity, and 28 percent of households reported WFP assistance as their primary food source.
Mission de Vie volunteer noted the role and mission of this Non-governmental Organization (NGO) in spreading the word of life to the world, particularly the youth, and by being in the service of the poorest among the poor without any discrimination to gender, race, and religion.
How can we contribute to help others and reduce hunger around the world?
We are waiting for you on December 4, 2017, to join us in the ongoing series of “Together Against Hunger” to help us all rediscover the true meaning of Christmas.