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Key Publications


Recurring Challenges in the Provision of Food Assistance in Complex Emergencies (1999)

Funded by WFP's Office of Evaluation, this Thematic Evaluation of Recurring Challenges in the Provision of Food Assistance in Complex Emergencies outlines the problems and dilemnas faced by WFP and its partners in...

WFP Annual Report 1999

1999 was particularly challenging for WFP. The Programme was called upon to help more people than ever before. The crises in the North Caucasus, East Timor and Kosovo - particularly sensitive areas - tested WFP's...

Emergency Issues Relevant to WFP (1998)

WFP development activities revitalised, the multilateral character of WFP's development activities, UN Reform and field level collaboration in the provision of development assistance.

WFP Annual Report 1998

The year 1998 was marked by an unprecedented combination of events that pushed up world hunger levels: climatic catastrophes like Hurricane Mitch in Central America and the Caribbean; widespread floods in Asia;...

Measures to Enhance WFP's Programming in the Poorest Countries

WFP’s Mission Statement establishes that WFP should allocate at least 50 percent of development resources to least developed countries (LDCs) and at least 90 percent to lowincome, food-deficit countries (LIFDCs...