Policy / Publications

Key Publications


WFP Achievements in 2013

The 2013 Annual Performance Report is now available in a special online edition that explains WFP's key achievements last year with simple, straightforward visuals.

2014 - WFP and Canada: A Partnership that Saves Lives

The Government of Canada is one of WFP’s strongest supporters and has consistently been among WFP’s top three donors over the last five years.

The Cost of Hunger in Africa - 2013

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 impacts of child undernutrition in a given year.

Food Procurement Annual Report 2013

In 2013, WFP procured more than 1.4 million metric tons (mt) of cereals, similar to 2012 volumes. WFP food purchases are based on operational requirements and the needs and tastes of beneficiaries.

School feeding policy - Revised

Promoting innovation to achieve national ownership. This paper updates WFP’s 2009 school feeding policy four years after its approval.

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Uganda 2013

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.

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The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Ethiopia 2013

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 impacts of child undernutrition. Twelve countries are...

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Rwanda 2013

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.

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Nutrition at the World Food Programme : Preventing Chronic Malnutrition

The Many Faces of Stunting

Stunting, caused by chronic malnutrition, is a growth failure in a child over time, resulting in a youngster who is short for his or her age.

Zero Hunger Challenge

Eliminating hunger involves investments in agriculture, rural development, decent work, social protection and equality of opportunity.