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Key Publications


FEED MINDS, CHANGE LIVES: School feeding, the Millennium Development Goals and Girls' Empowerment

School feeding responds directly to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) related to hunger and poverty (MDG 1), education (MDG 2) and gender equality (MDG 3), and indirectly to child mortality and maternal health...

Logistics: We Deliver

Logistics is at the core of WFP operations  Each year, WFP distributes over five million metric tonnes of food, facing the challenge of reaching an average of 95 million beneficiaries across some of the toughest...

WFP and Safe Access to Firewood

"Safe, fuel-efficient stoves enable women to be the frontline champions in the battle against climate change and hunger and empower communities with immediate, practical, adaptation solutions" -  WFP...

Hunger and Climate Change

There are more than one billion hungry people in the world – and climatic changes threaten to significantly increase the number of people at risk of hunger and undernutrition.

Climate Change and Hunger - Responding to the Challenge

Climate change is a defining challenge of our times. Its impact and implications will be global, far-reaching and largely irreversible. Climate change is already increasing the risk of exposure to hunger,...

Ready to help - Reaching the right people, in the right places, fast.

Preparedness is an investment against man-made and natural disasters. It means we use our resources wisely and efficiently, and our knowledge to reduce the risk of a bad situation becoming even worse.
When...

WFP Gender Policy brochure

Gender inequality is a major cause and effect of hunger and poverty: it is estimated that 60 percent of the world’s chronically hungry people are women and girls; 20 percent are children under 5. Achieving gender...

Improving the Nutritional Quality of WFP's Food Basket

Part of WFP's 'Ten minutes to learn about...' series on nutrition