Policy / Publications

Key Publications

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. 

2014 - Food Security Climate Resilience Facility (FoodSECuRE)

FoodSECuRE is a multilateral, multi-year, replenishable fund designed to financially and programmatically support community-centred action to reinforce and build climate resilience.

2014 – WFP Supports Efforts to End Violence Against Women

How WFP provides food for survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, promotes gender equality among Nicaraguan farming families and helps WFP staff assist vulnerable Syrian refugees.

2014 - WFP at COP 20

WFP will be at COP 20 in Lima, Peru, in December 2014. WFP’s role in climate negotiations aims to ensure that the most food-insecure populations are adequately included in climate policy outcomes.

2014 - WFP and Maternal 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.

2014 - WFP and Nutrition - Adolescent Girls

The World Food Programme is focusing on the nutrition of adolescent girls as part of a broader movement to improve access to education, ensure good nutrition, delay marriage and prevent early pregnancies so that...

2014 - WFP and Preventing Chronic Malnutrition

Stunting, caused by chronic malnutrition, is growth failure in a child over time, resulting in a young child who is short for their age. But chronic malnutrition is not just about height. The less visible impacts of...

R4 Rural Resilience Initiative One Pager

WFP’s and Oxfam America’s R4 Initiative is a comprehensive risk management approach that helps vulnerable rural households increase their food and income security in the face of increasing climate risks...

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 - Delivering with Cash and Vouchers

WFP increasingly uses cash and vouchers to fight hunger, this trend is driven by various interlocking factors including a positive experience base and the increasing need for innovative and cost-effective solutions...