Policy / Publications

Key Publications

2014 - WFP Aviation in 2014

In 2014, WFP Aviation supported the humanitarian community’s response to multiple complex emergencies through a combination of airlifts, airfreights and airdrops.

2015 - Achieving Zero Hunger: The critical role of investments in social protection and agriculture

Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion/year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection.

2015 - Ebola Response: from crisis to recovery

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa has become one of the largest global public health crises in recent history.  WFP has worked on the frontline since the beginning of the outbreak. 

2015 - The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Produced by FAO, IFAD and WFP, the State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 shows estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal and World Food Summit hunger targets. 

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Burkina Faso 2015

The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) is an African Union Commission (AUC) led initiative through which countries are able to estimate the social and economic impact of child undernutrition in a given year.

2015 - Food Security Climate Resilience Facility (FoodSECuRE)

FoodSECuRE is a multilateral, multi-year, replenishable fund designed to financially and programmatically support community-centred action to reinforce and build climate resilience.

2015 - 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...

2014-2017 - WFP Corporate Partnership Strategy

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).


2015 - Two minutes on Social Protection

Poverty creates vulnerability to hunger and shocks that can push people closer to malnutrition and starvation. Social Protection tackles poverty and vulnerability directly and WFP supports a number of social...

2015 - SAFE Fact Sheet

WFP’s SAFE initiative adopts a multi-faceted approach to meet the energy needs of displaced people worldwide through sustainable energy-related activities, protecting both people and the environment.