Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2015 - Ebola Response: from crisis to recovery

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa has become one of the largest global public health crises in recent history.  WFP has worked on the frontline since the beginning of the outbreak. 

2015 - The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Produced by FAO, IFAD and WFP, the State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 shows estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal and World Food Summit hunger targets. 

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.

WFP Year in Review in 2015

The Year in Review describes WFP’s actions and achievements in serving people’s emergency, recovery and development needs in 2015. It covers WFP’s provision of vital, common platforms and services...

2016 - Cash-based transfers for delivering food assistance

WFP is innovating with the use of cash transfers to deliver assistance faster to the people who need it the most. Where possible, people receive cash via mobile money or e-cards to purchase the food they want. This...

2016 - WFP at the World Humanitarian Summit

The World Humanitarian Summit brings together world leaders, international aid organizations, NGOs and others to review humanitarian response and development issues. These factsheets highlight some of the changes and...

2016 - Central African Republic: Seeds For Change

The World Food Programme and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization are working together with farming families in C.A.R. to ensure they have food now as well as at the next harvest. This infographic explains how...

2016 - El Niño and Food Security

El Niño is fuelling a major, global food security crisis affecting some 60 million people. WFP is responding with relief and longer-term resilience building programmes.

2016 - International Women's Day - Planet 50-50 by 2030

As we step it up for gender equality and zero hunger, here are ten facts about women in the world.

2016 - WFP & Norway - Partners against Hunger

At a time of unprecedented humanitarian emergencies, WFP depends more than ever on partners like Norway to help us respond quickly and effectively to the needs of millions of people exposed to conflict and natural...