Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2014 – WFP Supports Efforts to End Violence Against Women

How WFP provides food for survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, promotes gender equality among Nicaraguan farming families and helps WFP staff assist vulnerable Syrian refugees.

Two minutes on Climate Change and Hunger

Climate disasters and change are increasing the risk of hunger and the breakdown of food systems. WFP helps build the climate resilience of the world’s most food insecure populations, most of whom live in...

WFP at COP 20

WFP will be at COP 20 in Lima, Peru, in December 2014. WFP’s role in climate negotiations aims to ensure that the most food-insecure populations are adequately included in climate policy outcomes.

2014 - WFP and Maternal Nutrition

Find out why nutrition interventions are an important component of integrated services for mothers and children, and what WFP is doing in this area.

2014 - WFP and Nutrition - Adolescent Girls

The World Food Programme is focusing on the nutrition of adolescent girls as part of a broader movement to improve access to education, ensure good nutrition, delay marriage and prevent early pregnancies so that...

2014 - WFP and Preventing Chronic Malnutrition

Stunting, caused by chronic malnutrition, is growth failure in a child over time, resulting in a young child who is short for their age. But chronic malnutrition is not just about height. The less visible impacts of...

R4 Rural Resilience Initiative

WFP’s and Oxfam America’s R4 Initiative is a comprehensive risk management approach that helps vulnerable rural households increase their food and income security in the face of increasing climate risks...

WFP's use of multilateral funding - 2013 report

For WFP, multilateral contributions are the most flexible type of support because WFP determines their use (instead of donors directing it) and reporting is reduced. More predictable and flexible funds improve the...

Delivering with Cash and Vouchers - 2014

WFP increasingly uses cash and vouchers to fight hunger, this trend is driven by various interlocking factors including a positive experience base and the increasing need for innovative and cost-effective solutions...

WFP Corporate Partnership Strategy (2014-2017)

WFP recognizes that "no single organisation can address today's complex food and nutrition security challenges. Partnership is more important than ever" WFP Strategic Plan , 2014-2017)

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