Policy / Publications

Key Publications


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 - 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 - 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