Farmers from a cooperative union sift grain before bagging and transporting it to WFP. This is part of the quality control process required by WFP. Photo Copyright WFP/Melese Awoke.
As the world’s largest humanitarian agency, WFP uses its procurement needs to boost agriculture in developing nations: in 2012, itbought US$1.1 billion worth of food and more than 75 percent of that was in developing countries. Now, through its Purchase forProgress (P4P) programme, WFP is procuring food from smallholder farmers, giving them a greater incentive to invest in theirfarms.
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