Policy / Publications

Key Publications


WFP Humanitarian Protection Policy

This policy document outlines what humanitarian protection means for WFP, and proposes directions for sustainable engagement aimed at making WFP’s presence safer and its assistance safer and more dignified.

Action Plan for the Implementation of the Capacity Development and Hand-Over Components of the WFP Strategic Plan (2008-2013)

WFP’s extensive field presence, decades of operational experience and strong, historical relationships with government counterparts place the organization in  a strategic position to identify capacity gaps...

WFP Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption Policy

WFP is committed to transparency and accountability in the management of its resources in order to ensure the effective fulfilment of its Strategic Objectives. To this end, this Policy seeks to prevent fraudulent,...

WFP HIV and AIDS Policy

This policy outlines the purpose and objectives of WFP’s HIV and AIDS programmes, the delivery methods and the tools for measuring success. It aims to give direction to WFP’s HIV and AIDS programme...

Consolidated Framework of WFP Policies

The document provides a compendium of all policies that remain relevant to WFP‘s strategy and have not been superseded by newer policies. This framework continues to organize new policies according to the...

WFP Policy on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

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 2010, more than 50 percent of WFP‟s programmes...

Compendium of WPF Policies Relating to the Strategic Plan

At the request of the Board at EB.2/2010, this “Compendium of WFP Policies Relating to the Strategic Plan” has been completely rewritten and re-organized, highlighting policies that are relevant to WFP's...

Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011-2020

 At the Fourth United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries in Istanbul, Member States agreed on the Istanbul Programme of Action for  Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011–2020 (A/...

Update on the Implementation of WFP's Policy on Vouchers and Cash Transfers

This paper provides an update on implementation of the 2008 policy “Vouchers and Cash Transfers as Food Assistance Instruments: Opportunities and Challenges” (WFP/EB.2/2008/4-B). Since 2008, the portfolio...

Oversight Framework and Reports Disclosure Policy

This document describes WFP’s governance and oversight framework, reporting arrangements and policy for disclosure of oversight reports.

Oversight activities promote accountability and transparency at...