Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2016 - Two Minutes to Learn about School Meals

School meals are a sound investment in the next generation, which is why WFP provided snacks or meals to over 17 million children in 62 countries last year.

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.

2016 - WFP and Canada: Partnership against Hunger

The Government of Canada, through Global Affairs Canada,  is one of WFP’s most important partners and one of our largest overall contributors for the last five years.

Cash and Vouchers Manual - Second edition

Over the past five years, WFP’s use of cash and vouchers has grown rapidly, across crises, geographical areas, affected populations and economies. Furthermore, with the reaffirmation of WFP’s corporate...

2016 - Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) for Zero Hunger and Resilient Livelihoods Manual

The manual provides strategic and technical information to guide WFP staff and its partners in planning, designing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on their FFA programmes, and provides technical...

WFP's Role in Peacebuilding in Transition Settings

Conflict is a leading cause of hunger. People in conflict-affected states are three times more likely to be undernourished than those living in peace. WFP's engagement in peacebuilding activities is part of...

Policy on Building Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

WFP's engagement in resilience-building aims to enhance the ability of vulnerable people to absorb, adapt and transform in the face of shocks and stressors. WFP supports resilience-building by integrating and...

South-South and Triangular Cooperation Policy

This policy builds on WFP's current support to South-South and triangular cooperation, especially at the country and regional levels. It aims to further expand WFP's engagement mechanisms with developing...

2014 - Three-pronged approach (3PA)

WFP enhances engagement with partners and promotes better programming through the Three-Pronged Approach (3PA), an innovative programming approach that aims to strengthen the design, planning and implementation of...

2016 - Two minutes on Country Capacity Strengthening

Provides an overview of WFP's engagement and role in strengthening countries' capacities to achieve Food Security and Nutrition objectives.