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Key Publications


Building resilience through asset creation

Building resilience is about concerted efforts to enhance the capacities, assets and systems of the most vulnerable households, communities and countries to prepare for, withstand and bounce back better from...

Seasonal livelihood programming

The seasonal livelihood programming is a planning tool that helps identify multi-sectorial, long and short term interventions for partnered resilience building efforts. It brings humanitarian and development...

Violence against Women - 2013

From keeping women and girls safe in emergencies to providing food for vulnerable refugees, this fact sheet gives examples of how WFP is tackling the issue of violence against women.

HIV, AIDS, TB and Nutrition

WFP's food and nutrition assistance is key in helping people living with HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis to start and stick to their treatment. We also work closely with governments to integrate food and nutrition into...

Feeding bodies, feeding minds

The Nutrition Life Cycle: Hunger starts in the womb. Malnutrition in the first 1,000 days can lead to irreversible damage to minds and bodies. Working towards zero hunger, WFP nourishes children throughout...

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Swaziland

Swaziland loses 3.1 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP), or some US $92 million annually, from the long-term impact of chronic childhood hunger.

 

 

Some 270,000 adults, or more...

Nutrition at the World Food Programme - Programming for Nutrition-Specific Interventions

A condensed reference guide which aims at strengthening efforts to treat moderate acute malnutrition, and to prevent chronic and acute malnutrition, with a focus on the first 1000 days.

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Egypt

Implications of Child Undernutrition on the Social and Economic Development of Egypt, June 2013.

 

 

Quick Facts on Egypt Study

  • Today, more stunted...

The Year in Review, 2012

The year 2012 was dramatic for WFP and for the people we serve. Amidst floods, droughts and war, WFP and its partners distributed 3.5 million metric tons of food assistance to 97.2 million people in 80 countries. Our...

WFP Aviation in 2012

A review of WFP Aviation's activities in 2012. WFP Aviation — in particular the WFP-managed United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) – is the first line air transport service provider to the...