Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2018 - Corporate Alert System - Linking early warning to early action in the Sahel

Emergency preparedness saves lives, reduces the impact of crises on vulnerable people's livelihoods and is much more cost-effective than repeated humanitarian action. This story shows how WFP's early warning...

R4 Rural Resilience Initiative Quarterly Report - January- March 2018

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...

2018 - Lesotho Strategic Review

2018 - Lesotho Strategic Review

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.

2018 - World Food Assistance - Preventing Food Crises

This global report focuses on food crises, and asks what causes them to break out, what determines their scale and how they might be prevented.

2017 - WFP-EU Annual Partnership Report

As conflict and climate disasters continue to ravage communities, reaching Zero Hunger becomes more difficult. Rising to these challenges, the European Union and Member States were WFP’s largest donor in 2017...

2017 - Indonesia - An Eating Habit Study

The World Food Programme and the Government of Indonesia are working together to support female adolescents to eat more fruit and vegetables. This study examines the factors that influence what young women are eating...

2017 - Re-thinking Emergency School Feeding : A child-centred approach (FaFo report)

​WFP’s Safety Nets and Social Protection Unit commissioned FaFo, an independent research foundation based in Norway, to review existing evidence and practice of school feeding in emergencies and draw out the...

2017 - R4 Rural Resilience Initiative Annual Report

In 2017, the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) expanded from four to six countries. Overall, 57, 625 farmers (50 percent women) participated directly in R4 while around 300,000 people benefitted from it in five...

2018 Global Report on Food Crises

The 2018 Global Report on Food Crises provides the latest estimates of severe hunger in the world. An estimated 124 million people in 51 countries are currently facing Crisis food insecurity or...