Policy / Publications

Key Publications


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...

Cambodia Country Programme (2011-2016)

Cambodia  has achieved impressive economic growth since the mid-1990s and made solid progress in reducing national poverty. Nonetheless, the prevalence of  food insecurity and undernutrition remains high,...

WFP and Nutrition: Right Food at the Right Time

Scientists have shown that chronic undernutrition in the first two years of life leads to irreversible damage, meaning that children may never reach their full mental and physical potential.  By maximising the...

Opening Remarks To The Executive Board; Rome, Italy (06/06/11)

Our Annual Executive Board session comes at a critical time in global food security, as the world continues to confront price volatility, supply shocks and rising hunger. I’m pleased that we will also be joined...

The Year in Review, 2010

Two massive emergencies bracketed 2010:  the year began with an earthquake of devastating proportions in Haiti and drew to a close with one-fifth of Pakistan submerged under floodwaters.  WFP provided food...

Opening Remarks to Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies; Washington, DC (26/05/11)

"Hello Class of 2011.  

Dean Einhorn, distinguished faculty, proud parents,grandparents, friends and future leaders.  It is an honor to be chosen to present this commencement address at SAIS......

WFP and the EU

ECHO supported WFP operations in more than 30 countries including the response following the earthquake in Haiti, the floods in Pakistan and the Sahel food security emergency. In these crises, WFP food assistance...

Women and WFP: Helping Women Help Themselves

Experience has shown that in the hands of women, food is mostly like to reach the mouths of children in need.  The majority of WFP's beneficiaries are women and children.  In many parts of the world, such...

Opening Remarks To The Executive Board; Rome, Italy (14/02/11)

We gather today at a very special time for the World Food Programme...