Policy / Publications

Key Publications


WFP Policy on Capacity Development

This document provides an update on the implementation of the 2004 policy “Building National and Regional Capacities” (WFP/EB.3/2004/4-B), which developed a framework for WFP’s then-Strategic...

Strategic Results Framework

The Strategic Results Framework is a core component of WFP’s strategic, management and accountability frameworks. It is also the basis for WFP’s performance measurement system, which enables WFP...

WFP Policy on Disaster Risk Reduction

Disaster risk reduction activities frequently form part of WFP’s work programme: food-for work activities for example often aim to improve livelihood opportunities and make communities more resilient, while...

Global Challenge, National Response: WFP's Support to National AIDS Programmes

 Annual Update on WFP's response to HIV and AIDS

Preparing for Tomorrow Today: Strategy for Managing and Developing Human Resources (2008-2011)

The Human Resources Division has initiated a multi-year strategy that responds to WFP’s Strategic Plan (2008–2011), which marks a historic shift from WFP as a food aid agency to WFP as a food assistance...

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...

WFP Evaluation Policy

 Evaluation at WFP was initiated in 1965 when it was recognized as an essential function to support good management practices. Since then, the evaluation function has undergone a number of changes. In most...

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...

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...

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