Policy / Publications

Key Publications

Achieving Zero Hunger - WFP in India

The World Food Programme is working towards zero hunger. We are providing technical support to the Government of India to ensure that vulnerable families can access healthy and fortified foods.

India Country Strategic Plan 2015 - 2018

Despite recent economic growth, a large proportion of India's population still require support to maintain healthy diets. This strategic plan lays out WFP's priorities in India, which include working closely...

Building Efficient Paddy Procurement and Supply Chain Systems for the Targeted Public Distribution System in Odisha

A report on the collaboration between the Government of Odisha and the World Food Programme to strengthen and computerise their food distribution systems.

A Landscape Analysis of Rice Fortification in Sri Lanka - an Overview

More than 33 percent of children in Sri Lanka are iron deficient, and fortifying food is a key step towards overcoming micro-nutrient deficiences. Rice is a staple food throughout the country, and this report...

2016 - National Status, Dietary Practices and Pattern of Physical Activity among School Children Aged 6 - 12 years

Findings of this study will be used to determine future programmes aimed at supporting Sri Lanka's children.

Iodine Deficiency Status in Sri Lanka - 2016. Fourth National Survey.

Iodine deficiencies have been detected in Sri Lanka since the 1940s, and remain a problem today. This study examined the iodine in children and discusses simple methods of addressing this.

Eating Protein-Rich Foods is Good for our Body's Growth

A comic to help school children in Timor - Leste learn about the importance of eating foods rich in protein.

2018 - Assistant Executive Director - Guarnieri

Valerie N. Guarnieri became Assistant Executive Director in January 2018. In this role, she brings together and oversees essential elements of WFP global operations, including emergency preparedness and response,...

R4 Rural Resilience Initiative Quarterly Report Oct-Dec 2017

The R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) is a strategic partnership between Oxfam America (OA) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP). R4 was initiated in 2011 to respond to the challenges faced by food-insecure...

2017 - Syria Year in Review

Reaching millions of women, men, boys and girls in Syria every month, this report tells the story of WFP’s work in Syria and the people it touched during 2017.