Computer Game - Food Force: Virtual Hunger

The World Today Published 1 August 2005 Updated 15 October 2020 2 minute READ

Stephen Peake

Lecturer, Department of Design and Innovation, Open University

Creativity should survive the bureaucracy of the United Nations system. Some bright spark in the UN World Food Programme (WFP) – no doubt with skin as thick as an elephant and the patience of an angel – has pulled it off in a rather unconventional way. The result is a new educational computer game developed specifically to help children in the eight to thirteen age group learn about the fight against world hunger.

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