Policy / Publications

Key Publications


Follow-up to General Assembly Resolution 63/232 on Operational Activities for Development of the United Nations System: Extension of the WFP Strategic Plan

The Executive Director recommends that the Board extend the current WFP Strategic Plan by two years, until the end of 2013. A mid-term review of the WFP Strategic Plan (2008–2011) would be undertaken in 2010...

Resourcing for a Changing Environment

The purpose of this strategy revision is to examine the progress made in recent years, consider lessons learned and identify new opportunities; it provides a roadmap to guide and strengthen the alignment and...

WFP's Role in Humanitarian Assistance

At its First Regular Session of 2009, the Secretariat was asked to prepare a document on WFP’s role in the humanitarian system, in particular as it has evolved since the Humanitarian Response Review was...

Steps Forward: Implementation of WFP Strategic Results Framework (2008-2013)

This document has been prepared to share WFP's experience to date in using the Strategic Results Framework (2008-2013). It outlines challenges faced, along with suggestions for how to address them

WFP Policy Formulation

 In May 2009 the Bureau requested information on the policy development process; the 2008 Annual Evaluation Report presented to the Board at its 2009 Annual Session also highlighted the need to clarify how...

P4P Primer

The P4P Primer describes the evolution of the P4P pilot during the first three years of implementation. It provides the internal and external background and context for P4P, reviews P4P in detail (including...

Private Partnerships - Hunger is the world’s most solvable problem. Be part of the solution.

By working with WFP, companies can make a real difference in the fight against hunger while meeting CSR and business objectives. Our private sector partnerships are about more than just writing a cheque — they...

WFP and the European Union food facility

The EU food facility (EUFF) reached out a hand to help the poorest farmers increase their agricultural capacity and improve the nutritional status of their families.  Between 2009 and 2011, nearly five...

WFP's operational relationship with NGOs and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Annual Report 2011

In 2010, WFP partnered with 1,997 NGOs and community-based organizations as well as 34 national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. WFP assistance was deployed with more targeted and innovative tools than ever...

Occasional Paper 24 - Food Insecurity and Violent Conflict: Causes, Consequences, and Addressing the Challenges

This paper provides an overview of the link between food insecurity and violent conflict, addressing both traditional and emerging threats to security and political stability. It discusses the effects of food...