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Key Publications


2013 - First Thousand Days : Feeding bodies, feeding minds

The Nutrition Life Cycle: Hunger starts in the womb. Malnutrition in the first 1,000 days can lead to irreversible damage to minds and bodies. Working towards zero hunger, WFP nourishes children throughout...

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Swaziland 2013

Swaziland loses 3.1 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP), or some US $92 million annually, from the long-term impact of chronic childhood hunger.

Some 270,000 adults, or more than 40 percent of the...

2012 - Nutrition at the World Food Programme - Programming for Nutrition-Specific Interventions

A condensed reference guide which aims at strengthening efforts to treat moderate acute malnutrition, and to prevent chronic and acute malnutrition, with a focus on the first 1000 days.

The Cost of Hunger in Africa: Egypt 2013

Implications of Child Undernutrition on the Social and Economic Development of Egypt, June 2013.

 

Quick Facts on Egypt Study

  • Today, more stunted children in Egypt...

The Year in Review, 2012

The year 2012 was dramatic for WFP and for the people we serve. Amidst floods, droughts and war, WFP and its partners distributed 3.5 million metric tons of food assistance to 97.2 million people in 80 countries. Our...

2012 - WFP Aviation in 2012

WFP Aviation's activities in 2012, in particular the WFP-managed United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS), is the first line air transport service provider to the humanitarian community. 

2012 - WFP Logistics in 2012

In its first annual overview, WFP Logistics illustrates the many areas of its work in 2012. Supply chain management and innovation were key components last year. 

2013 - State of School Feeding Worldwide

The first State of School Feeding Worldwide report, produced by WFP provides a global picture of developments in school feeding, with maps, analysis, and research.

2012 - WFP in Africa - Facts and Figures and Partners

WFP assists African governments and communities to implement comprehensive, country-led, programmes to tackle hunger the world’s greatest solvable problem.

2011 & 2012 - WFP-EU Partnership

In 2011 and 2012, the EU (Member States and the European Commission) supported WFP operations in more than 30 countries with over €2 billion.