Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2017 - WFP and the Retail Sector

How does WFP increase the purchasing power for customers of WFP-contracted shops through cash-based assistance? Learn about the benefits that WFP and local retailers provide for the people we serve.

2017 - Protection & Accountability to Affected Populations - WFP Myanmar

Myanmar is undergoing a significant political and socio-economic transformation.  While expectations for growth and development are high, the new Government is challenged with consolidating democracy and...

2017 - The cost of the double burden of malnutrition - social and economic impact

WFP’s report reveals that the combined impact of undernutrition and overweight/obesity, also known as the “double burden of malnutrition,” has contributed to the loss of billions of dollars to Latin...

2017 - WFP Executive Director - Biography

In a public service and business career that spans more than four decades, David Beasley has worked across political, religious and ethnic lines to champion economic development, humanitarian assistance, education...

2016 - Food Assistance for Assets

Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of WFP’s flagship initiatives aimed at addressing the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, vouchers or food transfers and improving their...

2017 - Three-pronged Approach (3PA) factsheet

An innovative programming approach, 3PA was developed by WFP in consultation with governments and partners. The aim is to strengthen the design, planning and implementation of programmes in resilience building,...

2017 - At the root of exodus: Food security, conflict and international migration

WFP undertook this study to determine the role that food security and other factors play in compelling cross-border migration. Drawn from quantitative and qualitative research, the study gives voice to people who...

2017 - WFP's Policy on Climate Change

The Climate Change Policy articulates WFP’s contribution to national and global efforts to reduce climate change impacts on hunger, including strengthening resilience of vulnerable communities to climate-...

2017 - SysFOOD – The Systemic Food Assistance Initiative

The Systemic FoodA Initiative (SysFOOD) aims to boost and expand efforts to enhance food system performance across the globe.

2017 - MENA Initiative for School Meals and Social Protection: A partnership for enhanced nutrition, education and resilience

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Initiative for School Meals and Social Protection aims at enhancing the effectiveness, broadening the coverage and impact of school meals programmes supporting marginalized...