Policy / Publications

Key Publications

2015 - Achieving Zero Hunger: The critical role of investments in social protection and agriculture

Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion/year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection.

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. 

2013 - WFP's use of multilateral funding

For WFP, multilateral contributions are the most flexible type of support because WFP determines their use (instead of donors directing it) and reporting is reduced. 

2014 - WFP and Finland: Partners Against Hunger

In times of multiple humanitarian crises, WFP is more dependent on partners such as Finland to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of millions of people. 

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.

2013 - School feeding policy - Revised

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

2013 - Building resilience through asset creation

Building resilience is about concerted efforts to enhance the capacities, assets and systems of the most vulnerable households, communities and countries to prepare for, withstand and bounce back better from...

2012 - 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.

2013 - State of School Feeding Worldwide

The first State of School Feeding Worldwide report, produced by WFP provides a global picture of developments in school feeding, with maps, analysis, and research.