Policy / Publications

Key Publications

2015 - WFP and School Meals

School meals are a great investment in the health, education and wellbeing of children and a genuine catalyst in the Global Goal of ending hunger by 2030.

2016 - WFP Aviation at a Glance

In 2015, WFP Aviation delivered more than 70,000 mt of relief cargo by airlift, airfreight and airdrop. Through UNHAS, WFP Aviation enabled humanitarian workers to reach the most vulnerable in some 20 locations.

2016 - Two Minutes to Learn about School Meals

School meals are a sound investment in the next generation, which is why WFP provided snacks or meals to over 17 million children in 62 countries last year.

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 in Review - WFP-EU Partnership

The WFP and the European Union (EU) work more closely than ever to achieve the common goal of breaking the cycle of hunger, saving lives and rebuilding livelihoods across the globe.

2016 - Inter-religious engagement for Zero Hunger

In today’s world of unprecedented need and inadequate solutions, ending hunger is possible only with stronger partnerships between governments, religious communities, global food agencies such as WFP, and other...

WFP Year in Review in 2015

The Year in Review describes WFP’s actions and achievements in serving people’s emergency, recovery and development needs in 2015. It covers WFP’s provision of vital, common platforms and services...

2016 - Cash-based transfers for delivering food assistance

WFP is innovating with the use of cash transfers to deliver assistance faster to the people who need it the most. Where possible, people receive cash via mobile money or e-cards to purchase the food they want. This...

2016 - WFP at the World Humanitarian Summit

The World Humanitarian Summit brings together world leaders, international aid organizations, NGOs and others to review humanitarian response and development issues. These factsheets highlight some of the changes and...

2016 - NGO Partnerships - Strengthening national capacity

75 percent of WFP’s food assistance is delivered together with NGOs. Around 800 of WFP’s more than 1,000 NGO partners are national and local NGOs.