Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2017 - 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 - 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. 

2016 - WFP & Norway - Partners against Hunger

At a time of unprecedented humanitarian emergencies, WFP depends more than ever on partners like Norway to help us respond quickly and effectively to the needs of millions of people exposed to conflict and natural...

2016 - WFP contributes to the work to end violence against women

Alongside sister organizations in the United Nations family, WFP makes every effort to reduce gender-based violence as it carries out its mandate to assist the most vulnerable. 

WFP and Climate Change Fact Sheets

With climate change increasing the frequency and intensity of disasters, it is becoming more urgent to support people’s ability to adapt and build their resilience to risks. One of the ways WFP does this is...

2016 - WFP Aviation

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

WFP and Climate Change Infographic

Among the most significant impacts of climate change is the potential increase of food insecurity and malnutrition. But, how exactly? This infographic shows how more frequent and intense droughts and floods...

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.