Policy / Publications

Key Publications


World Hunger Series 2006: Hunger and Learning

When most people think about hunger, they focus on its physical manifestations: the emaciation of famine-affected populations, the small stature of chronically malnourished people. But for those who survive hunger,...

Food Procurement in Developing Countries

WFP’s current policy is to procure food in a manner that is cost-effective, timely and appropriate to beneficiary needs, encouraging procurement from developing countries to the widest extent possible. When...

WFP Annual Report 2006

While there were no catastrophic events like the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami or the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, there were several large natural disasters in 2006, for example the May earthquake in Indonesia that killed...