NPR Examines World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator
NPR: Have A Cool Idea To Help End World Hunger? Pitch It To The U.N.
“Let’s figure out how to end hunger forever. And do it fast. That’s the lofty goal of the World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator, a two-year-old venture inspired by the startup scene. It’s gathering an arsenal of ideas to fight hunger — both by brainstorming internally and supporting outside entrepreneurs — to test out in the real world as quickly as possible. There are more than two dozen projects already underway…” (Hallett, 9/19).