Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2017 - WFP Environmental Policy

The Environmental Policy commits WFP to consistently respond to environmental risks and opportunities in its own activities, so that WFP can better help to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and end hunger....

Policy on Country Strategic Plans

The Policy on Country Strategic Plans provides a framework for WFP to align relief, recovery and development interventions, while upholding its commitment to prioritizing the needs of the most vulnerable people in...

WFP's Role in Peacebuilding in Transition Settings

Conflict is a leading cause of hunger. People in conflict-affected states are three times more likely to be undernourished than those living in peace. WFP's engagement in peacebuilding activities is part of...

Policy on Building Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

WFP's engagement in resilience-building aims to enhance the ability of vulnerable people to absorb, adapt and transform in the face of shocks and stressors. WFP supports resilience-building by integrating and...

South-South and Triangular Cooperation Policy

This policy builds on WFP's current support to South-South and triangular cooperation, especially at the country and regional levels. It aims to further expand WFP's engagement mechanisms with developing...

Update of WFP's Safety Net Policy

The nature and volume of its  activities demonstrate WFP’s leading role as a global practitioner in internationally defined safety nets. This paper updates WFP’s 2004 policy framework in light of...

Update on WFP's Role in the Humanitarian Assistance System

Recent crises in the Horn of Africa and elsewhere have confirmed that WFP – including as the global cluster lead agency for logistics and emergency telecommunications, and the joint lead agency, with the Food...

Follow-Up to WFP Nutrition Policy

In February 2012 the WFP Executive Board approved the “WFP Nutrition Policy” , which set out WFP’s work with partners in the United Nations, civil society, academia and the private sector to assist...

Getting to Zero: WFP's Role as a UNAIDS Cosponsor

At the request of the WFP Executive Board, WFP provides regular updates on implementation of its HIV and AIDS policy. Approved...

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)