Policy / Publications

Key Publications


Consolidated Framework of WFP Policies

At its Annual Session in 2002, WFP's Executive Board welcomed the Consolidated Framework of WFP Policies and asked the Secretariat to submit the latest version of the policy framework as an information paper each...

Ethiopia: integrated risk financing to protect livelihoods and foster development (2006)

A proposal for reform to the emergency relief system in Ethiopia by building on recent innovations in resource mobilization as well as delivery mechanisms to better address the needs of beneficiaries. It proposes to...

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...