Policy / Publications

Key Publications


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...

WFP Annual Report 1997

1997 saw many dramatic emergency situations: in the Great Lakes region of Africa; Sierra Leone; Somalia; and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, to mention only a few. Fortunately, there are also countries...

WFP Annual Report 1996

In 1996, millions of people fell victim to the horrors unleashed by war and civil conflict; with neither home nor resources, millions of refugees and displaced persons suffered utter destitution; humanitarian workers...