Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2016 - Delivering food assistance with cash transfers

WFP is innovating with the use of cash transfers to deliver assistance faster to the people who need it the most. Where possible, people receive cash via mobile money or e-cards to purchase the food they want. This...

2016 - WFP at the World Humanitarian Summit

The World Humanitarian Summit brings together world leaders, international aid organizations, NGOs and others to review humanitarian response and development issues. These factsheets highlight some of the changes and...

2016 - Automated Disaster Analysis & Mapping (ADAM)

Efficient management and rapid analysis of geospatial
data is crucial for humanitarian agencies performing
field operations on a global scale.

2016 - Central African Republic: Seeds For Change

The World Food Programme and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization are working together with farming families in C.A.R. to ensure they have food now as well as at the next harvest. This infographic explains how...

2016 - El Niño and Food Security

El Niño is fuelling a major, global food security crisis affecting some 60 million people. WFP is responding with relief and longer-term resilience building programmes.

2016 - International Women's Day - Planet 50-50 by 2030

As we step it up for gender equality and zero hunger, here are ten facts about women in the world.

2016 - Zero Hunger: the Heart of the 2030 Agenda

The mission of the World Food Programme is to end global hunger. WFP provides food assistance in emergencies and works with governments, UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, companies and individuals to...

2015 - Support to Syria

Working within Syria is a dangerous and difficult task, but we at WFP are still managing to reach as many as 4 million Syrians a month.

WFP and Climate Change Fact Sheets

With climate change increasing the frequency and intensity of disasters, it is becoming more urgent to support people’s ability to adapt and build their resilience to risks. One of the ways WFP does this is...

2015 - WFP and Climate Change Infographic

Among the most significant impacts of climate change is the potential increase of food insecurity and malnutrition. But, how exactly? This infographic shows how more frequent and intense droughts and floods...