Policy / Publications

Key Publications


Improving the Nutritional Quality of WFP's Food Basket

Part of WFP's 'Ten minutes to learn about...' series on nutrition

Vouchers and Cash Transfers as Food Assistance Instruments: Opportunities and Challenges

This document sets out WFP’s policy framework on the use of vouchers and cash transfers and shows how such instruments fit into the organisation's strategic framework. WFP/EB.2/2008/4-B

Consolidated Framework of WFP Policies

This updated version of the policy framework includes policies endorsed by WFP's Executive Board in 2007–2008, with regard to WFP’s Private Sector Partnership and Fundraising Strategy. WFP/EB.2/2008/4-F...

World Hunger Series 2007: Hunger and Health

Hunger and Health draws on decades of pragmatic experience in alleviating food emergencies, and seeking to break the cycle of poverty and disease. It provides sound policy recommendations for nations and...

Occasional Paper 18 - Cash and Food Transfers: A Primer - Ugo Gentilini (2007)

The objective of this paper is to unpack the various aspects of the long-standing "cash versus food" debate. It does so by mapping out where the controversies lie and argues for a more pragmatic, balanced...

Occasional Paper 17 - Social Protection in the Era of HIV and AIDS - Examining the Role of Food-Based Interventions - K. Greenblott (2007)

The concept of social protection has become the subject of ardent debate among international policy makers and global think tanks. But what exactly does the term social protection mean? Is it different from social...