Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2013 - Food Procurement Annual Report

In 2013, WFP procured more than 1.4 million metric tons (mt) of cereals, similar to 2012 volumes. WFP food purchases are based on operational requirements and the needs and tastes of beneficiaries.

2013 - School feeding policy - Revised

Promoting innovation to achieve national ownership. This paper updates WFP’s 2009 school feeding policy four years after its approval.

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Uganda 2013

The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) is an African Union Commission (AUC) led initiative through which countries are able to estimate the social and economic impact of child undernutrition in a given year.

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The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Ethiopia 2013

The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) is an African Union Commission (AUC) led initiative through which countries are able to estimate the social and economic impacts of child undernutrition. Twelve countries are...

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Rwanda 2013

The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) is an African Union Commission (AUC) led initiative through which countries are able to estimate the social and economic impact of child undernutrition in a given year.

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2014 - Nutrition at the World Food Programme : Preventing Chronic Malnutrition

The Many Faces of Stunting

Stunting, caused by chronic malnutrition, is a growth failure in a child over time, resulting in a youngster who is short for his or her age.

2013 - Zero Hunger Challenge

Eliminating hunger involves investments in agriculture, rural development, decent work, social protection and equality of opportunity.

2013 - Building resilience through asset creation

Building resilience is about concerted efforts to enhance the capacities, assets and systems of the most vulnerable households, communities and countries to prepare for, withstand and bounce back better from...

2013 - Violence against Women

From keeping women and girls safe in emergencies to providing food for vulnerable refugees, this fact sheet gives examples of how WFP is tackling the issue of violence against women.

2013 - HIV, AIDS, TB and Nutrition

WFP's food and nutrition assistance is key in helping people living with HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis to start and stick to their treatment. We also work closely with governments to integrate food and nutrition into...