Policy / Publications

Key Publications


The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Swaziland 2013

Swaziland loses 3.1 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP), or some US $92 million annually, from the long-term impact of chronic childhood hunger.

Some 270,000 adults, or more than 40 percent of the...

Nutrition at the World Food Programme - Programming for Nutrition-Specific Interventions

A condensed reference guide which aims at strengthening efforts to treat moderate acute malnutrition, and to prevent chronic and acute malnutrition, with a focus on the first 1000 days.

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Egypt 2013

Implications of Child Undernutrition on the Social and Economic Development of Egypt, June 2013.

 

Quick Facts on Egypt Study

  • Today, more stunted children in Egypt...

The Year in Review, 2012

The year 2012 was dramatic for WFP and for the people we serve. Amidst floods, droughts and war, WFP and its partners distributed 3.5 million metric tons of food assistance to 97.2 million people in 80 countries. Our...

WFP Aviation in 2012

A review of WFP Aviation's activities in 2012. WFP Aviation — in particular the WFP-managed United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) – is the first line air transport service provider to the...

WFP Logistics in 2012

In its first annual overview, WFP Logistics illustrates the many areas of its work in 2012. Supply chain management and innovation were key components last year, ensuring greater efficiency and effectiveness in WFP...

WFP in Africa - 2012 Facts and Figures and Partners

WFP assists African governments and communities to implement comprehensive, country-led, programmes to tackle hunger the world’s greatest solvable problem. In 2012, out of a total US$4.2 billion expenditure,...

WFP-EU Partnership 2011 & 2012

In 2011 and 2012, the EU (Member States and the European Commission) supported WFP operations in more than 30 countries with over €2 billion. See how and where WFP, and its biggest EU partner, ECHO, are building...

Food Procurement Annual Report 2012

In 2012, WFP procured more than 1.5 million metric tons (mt) of cereals, of which 404,492 mt of wheat. Compared to 2011, when wheat was purchased mainly from the CIS countries and the Black Sea region, wheat of...

WFP's Safety Nets Policy

The nature and volume of its activities demonstrate WFP’s leading role as a global practitioner in internationally defined safety nets.This paper updates WFP’s 2004 policy framework in light of evidence...