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Key Publications


The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Burkina Faso 2015

The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) is an African Union Commission (AUC) led initiative through which countries are able to estimate the social and economic impact of child undernutrition in a given year.

2015 - A world without hunger needs Disaster Risk Reduction

Natural disasters are a leading cause of hunger. Disaster Risk Reduction is a prerequisite for sustainable development and for eliminating hunger. 

2015 - WFP contributes to the work to end violence against women

From the safety of women gathering firewood in Darfur, to Food Security projects in Bangladesh, to supporting women in Ecuador, WFP is confronting the issue of violence against women and girls.

2015 - WFP and Nutrition

Find out why nutrition interventions are an important component of integrated services for mothers and children, and what WFP is doing in this area.

2015 - Food insecurity and Climate Change Map

The Food Insecurity and Climate Change Vulnerability Index is an interactive tool which offers a window on our global future up to the...

2015 - Two minutes on Social Protection

Poverty creates vulnerability to hunger and shocks that can push people closer to malnutrition and starvation. Social Protection tackles poverty and vulnerability directly and WFP supports a number of social...

2015 - WFP Aviation at a Glance

In 2014, WFP Aviation delivered more than 70,000 mt of relief cargo by airlift, airfreight and airdrop. Through UNHAS, WFP Aviation enabled humanitarian workers to reach the most vulnerable in some 20 locations.

2015 - Two Minutes to Learn about School Meals

In 2014, WFP provided school meals to 18.2 million children in 65 countries. School meals encourage poor households to send children to school and keep them there.

2015 - WFP's Nepal Earthquake Response

Three months on from the earthquake that devastated huge areas of Nepal, WFP takes stock of its response.

2015 - School Meals Infographics

WFP’s School meals is an effective safety net, helping to ensure every child has access to education, health and nutrition. This infographic summarises WFP’s interventions in 2014.