Policy / Publications

Key Publications


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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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 - 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...

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.