Policy / Publications

Key Publications

Update on the Implementation of the WFP Gender Policy: Corporate Action Plan (2010-2011)

This paper provides an update on the implementation of the WFP  gender policy corporate action plan (2010–2011)

WFP and the African Union

This paper, prepared  at the initiative of the WFP Secretariat, examines the relationship between WFP and the African Union. It analyses the degree of congruence between their strategic approaches with the aim...

WFP Preparedness and Response Enhancement Programme

This document outlines WFP’s progress in enhancing its capacity to prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Preparedness and Response Enhancement Programme is a WFP-wide initiative that aims to improve WFP...

Mid-Term Review of the WFP Strategic Plan (2008-2013)

This mid-term review provides summary findings and recommendations based on the first four years of implementation of the Strategic Plan. It has two objectives: i) to provide insights and recommendations for the...

2011 - WFP in Africa - Facts and Figures

WFP assists African governments and communities to implement comprehensive, country-led, hunger solution programmes. WFP spends more than 50 percent of its global assistance in Africa.

2012 - WFP Policy on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management – brochure version

Disaster risk reduction is a central priority for WFP in light of the profound impacts that disasters have on food-insecure and vulnerable populations worldwide. In 2011, more than 50 percent of WFP’s...

2012 - Rio+20: Towards a Sustainable World Free from Hunger

At Rio+20, food and nutrition security is high on the agenda together with other issues that are critical for ending hunger and for achieving sustainable development. 

2011 - WFP Aviation Review

Throughout 2011, with a robust fleet of aircraft, WFP Aviation remained ready to help humanitarian assistance reach millions of people affected by the consequences of war, natural disasters, and other challenging...

WFP Nutrition Policy

Action on nutrition is accelerating in different sectors, nationally and globally, and involving governments, United Nations agencies, non-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector. This policy...

WFP Humanitarian Protection Policy

This policy document outlines what humanitarian protection means for WFP, and proposes directions for sustainable engagement aimed at making WFP’s presence safer and its assistance safer and more dignified.