Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2017 - Emergency Preparedness Infographic

This infographic sets out how WFP prepares for an emergency operation. In 2015, WFP provided emergency assistance to 50 million people in 59 countries.

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 - 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...

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

2016 WFP Aviation At Glance. UNHAS and other activities

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.

2017 - Assistant Executive Director - Biography

Ramiro Armando de Oliveira Lopes da Silva became Deputy Executive Director in March 2010. In October 2012, his title was changed from Deputy Executive Director
to Assistant Executive Director. Prior...

2017 - Assistant Executive Director - Biography

Manoj Juneja became Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Executive Director for Resource Management at the World Food Programme in January 2013. The appointment follows a career spanning five years in the private...

2017 - WFP Deputy Executive Director - Biography

Amir Mahmoud Abdulla became the Deputy Executive Director of the World Food Programme in March 2009.

Mr Abdulla is currently based in Rome and leads the implementation of the new corporate...