Policy / Publications

Key Publications


WFP in Africa - 2012 Facts and Figures and Partners

WFP assists African governments and communities to implement comprehensive, country-led, programmes to tackle hunger the world’s greatest solvable problem. In 2012, out of a total US$4.2 billion expenditure,...

WFP-EU Partnership 2011 & 2012

In 2011 and 2012, the EU (Member States and the European Commission) supported WFP operations in more than 30 countries with over €2 billion. See how and where WFP, and its biggest EU partner, ECHO, are building...

Food Procurement Annual Report 2012

In 2012, WFP procured more than 1.5 million metric tons (mt) of cereals, of which 404,492 mt of wheat. Compared to 2011, when wheat was purchased mainly from the CIS countries and the Black Sea region, wheat of...

WFP's Safety Nets Policy

The nature and volume of its activities demonstrate WFP’s leading role as a global practitioner in internationally defined safety nets.This paper updates WFP’s 2004 policy framework in light of evidence...

The Right Food at the Right Time - WFP and Nutrition in Asia

Poor nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life – from the womb to two years of age – can lead to irreversible damage to children’s minds and bodies. The World Food Programme in Asia is targeting its...

Building Resilience on a Fragile Continent - WFP and Climate Change in Asia

WFP is a frontline actor in the fight against hunger, and is working with governments across Asia to support country-led solutions to the impact of climate change and climate-related hunger.

Protecting Asia’s Most Vulnerable - WFP and Social Safety Nets in Asia

The World Food Programme works with governments across Asia to design and manage large-scale, innovative programmes, focused on those who need them most. These programmes are often called ‘safety nets’...

Addressing Undernutrition in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Production of nutritious biscuits and Super Cereal is part of WFP efforts to address undernutrition and fight hunger in DPRK. A child’s daily ration costs 5 US cents a day.

WFP in Africa - 2011 Facts and Figures

WFP assists African governments and communities to implement comprehensive, country-led, hunger solution programmes. WFP spends more than 50 percent of its global assistance in Africa. In 2011, out of a total US$3.8...

WFP Policy on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management – brochure version

Disaster risk reduction is a central priority for WFP in light of the profound impacts that disasters have on food-insecure and vulnerable populations worldwide. In 2011, more than 50 percent of WFP’s...