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Key Publications


WFP Logistics: Delivering to Save Lives

WFP relies on its logistics expertise to quickly reach millions in need around the world, whether it be by land, air or sea. This fact sheet highlights the key facts, showing how WFP logistics experts organize...

Two Minutes to Learn About: School Meals

No child should attend school hungry. This is why WFP provides school meals to around 24 million children each year and works closely with governments to support them in creating their own sustainable school feeding...

Nutrition at the World Food Programme : Preventing Chronic Malnutrition

The Many Faces of Stunting

Stunting, caused by chronic malnutrition, is a growth failure in a child over time, resulting in a youngster who is short for his or her age.

Zero Hunger Challenge

Eliminating hunger involves investments in agriculture, rural development, decent work, social protection and equality of opportunity.

Violence against Women - 2013

From keeping women and girls safe in emergencies to providing food for vulnerable refugees, this fact sheet gives examples of how WFP is tackling the issue of violence against women.

HIV, AIDS, TB and Nutrition

WFP's food and nutrition assistance is key in helping people living with HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis to start and stick to their treatment. We also work closely with governments to integrate food and nutrition into...

Feeding bodies, feeding minds

The Nutrition Life Cycle: Hunger starts in the womb. Malnutrition in the first 1,000 days can lead to irreversible damage to minds and bodies. Working towards zero hunger, WFP nourishes children throughout...

HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, the region most affected by the HIV epidemic, WFP’s food and nutrition support is an essential part of HIV treatment and care.

Private Partnerships - Hunger is the world’s most solvable problem. Be part of the solution.

By working with WFP, companies can make a real difference in the fight against hunger while meeting CSR and business objectives. Our private sector partnerships are about more than just writing a cheque — they...

Cash and Vouchers Fact Sheet

Cash and vouchers are a central part of broader social protection and safety net systems. Cash transfers provide beneficiaries with money, whilst vouchers can be used to purchase food for a given quantity or value in...