Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2016 - Two Minutes to Learn about School Meals

School meals are a sound investment in the next generation, which is why WFP provided snacks or meals to over 17 million children in 62 countries last year.

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Burkina Faso 2015

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.

2016 - WFP and Canada: Partnership against Hunger

The Government of Canada, through Global Affairs Canada,  is one of WFP’s most important partners and one of our largest overall contributors for the last five years.

2017 - Sri Lanka Drought Impact Assessment

Drought impact assessment and monitoring using computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) services.

Shock-responsive social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean

What factors enable social protection systems to be more responsive to shocks?

This is the main research question of the first Study on Shock-responsive Social Protection in Latin...

2016 - WFP and Bangladesh - Review of 2016

During 2016, Bangladesh has seen a period of continued and impressive economic progress registering a GDP growth of 7.1 percent for the year and with strong social development gains.

2017 - Assistant Executive Director - Biography

Ramiro Armando de Oliveira Lopes da Silva became Deputy Executive Director in March 2010. In October 2012, his title was changed from Deputy Executive Director
to Assistant Executive Director. Prior...

2017 - Assistant Executive Director - Biography

Manoj Juneja became Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Executive Director for Resource Management at the World Food Programme in January 2013. The appointment follows a career spanning five years in the private...

2017 - WFP Deputy Executive Director - Biography

Amir Mahmoud Abdulla became the Deputy Executive Director of the World Food Programme in March 2009.

Mr Abdulla is currently based in Rome and leads the implementation of the new corporate...

2017 - Water for food security - Lessons learned from a review of water-related interventions

Water, food security and nutrition are inextricably interlinked. This report, developed by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), provides an insight on the comparative advantages, challenges, and opportunities of...