Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2016 - R4 - Rural Resilience Initiative - Quarterly Report Oct-Dec

During this quarter, end of season assessments were carried out in Ethiopia and Senegal. In Malawi, smallholders registered for insurance for the 2016/2017 season, while in Zambia land preparation...

2017 - The impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods in Karamoja

Karamoja’s population is highly dependent on subsistence agriculture, which is sensitive to climate conditions, making agriculture one of the most vulnerable sectors to the impacts of climate change. The...

2017 - C-ADAPT - The 72-HR Emergency Assessment Approach

One of the biggest problems faced by WFP after a disaster is lack of information on its impacts: how many people need assistance, and where. 

2017 - The CLEAR Approach

The Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analyzing Resilience (CLEAR) is an analytical approach developed by WFP to better understand how food security is affected by climate risks

Cash and Vouchers Manual - Second edition

Over the past five years, WFP’s use of cash and vouchers has grown rapidly, across crises, geographical areas, affected populations and economies. Furthermore, with the reaffirmation of WFP’s corporate...

2016 - Fast Facts: WFP's policy for South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Driven by rising country demand and a changing operating environment, WFP is strengthening its efforts in facilitating South-South and triangular cooperation. Approved in May 2015, WFP’s Policy on Supporting...

WFP Country Offices engaged in South-South cooperation

In 2015, more than 60 percent of WFP Country Offices were engaged in South-South cooperation. For WFP, brokering South-South cooperation means changing our roles from direct implementers to facilitators, connectors...

2016 - Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) for Zero Hunger and Resilient Livelihoods Manual

The manual provides strategic and technical information to guide WFP staff and its partners in planning, designing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on their FFA programmes, and provides technical...

WFP's Role in Peacebuilding in Transition Settings

Conflict is a leading cause of hunger. People in conflict-affected states are three times more likely to be undernourished than those living in peace. WFP's engagement in peacebuilding activities is part of...

Policy on Building Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

WFP's engagement in resilience-building aims to enhance the ability of vulnerable people to absorb, adapt and transform in the face of shocks and stressors. WFP supports resilience-building by integrating and...