Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2013 - Building Resilience on a Fragile Continent - WFP and Climate Change in Asia

WFP is a frontline actor in the fight against hunger, and is working with governments across Asia to support country-led solutions to the impact of climate change and climate-related hunger.

2013 - Protecting Asia’s Most Vulnerable - WFP and Social Safety Nets in Asia

The World Food Programme works with governments across Asia to design and manage large-scale, innovative programmes, focused on those who need them most. These programmes are often called ‘safety nets’...

2012 - Addressing Undernutrition in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Production of nutritious biscuits and Super Cereal is part of WFP efforts to address undernutrition and fight hunger in DPRK. A child’s daily ration costs 5 US cents a day.

2012 - WFP Policy on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management – brochure version

Disaster risk reduction is a central priority for WFP in light of the profound impacts that disasters have on food-insecure and vulnerable populations worldwide. In 2011, more than 50 percent of WFP’s...

2012 - Rio+20: Towards a Sustainable World Free from Hunger

At Rio+20, food and nutrition security is high on the agenda together with other issues that are critical for ending hunger and for achieving sustainable development. 

2012 - P4P Primer

The P4P Primer describes the evolution of the P4P pilot during the first three years of implementation. It provides the internal and external background and context for P4P, reviews P4P in detail (including...

2012 - WFP and the European Union food facility

The EU food facility (EUFF) reached out a hand to help the poorest farmers increase their agricultural capacity and improve the nutritional status of their families.  Between 2009 and 2011, nearly five...

2011 - WFP's operational relationship with NGOs and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Annual Report 2011

In 2010, WFP partnered with 1,997 NGOs and community-based organizations as well as 34 national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. WFP assistance was deployed with more targeted and innovative tools than ever...

2011 - WFP and Nutrition: Right Food at the Right Time

Scientists have shown that chronic undernutrition in the first two years of life leads to irreversible damage, meaning that children may never reach their full mental and physical potential.  By maximising the...

2011 - WFP and the EU

ECHO supported WFP operations in more than 30 countries including the response following the earthquake in Haiti, the floods in Pakistan and the Sahel food security emergency. In these crises, WFP food assistance...