Policy / Publications

Key Publications


Delivering with Cash and Vouchers - 2014

WFP increasingly uses cash and vouchers to fight hunger, this trend is driven by various interlocking factors including a positive experience base and the increasing need for innovative and cost-effective...

Building a World with Zero Hunger

WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. Each year, on average, WFP provides food assistance to more than 90 million people in 80 countries.

Two minutes to learn about: School Meals

In 2013, WFP provided school meals to 19.8 million children in 63 countries. School meals encourage poor households to send children to school and keep them there.

Aviation Operational Snapshot - 2014

Amount of cargo transported in the first half of 2014 ......

WFP Logistics in 2013: Key Facts and Figures

WFP relies on its logistics expertise to quickly reach millions in need around the world by land, air and sea. This factsheet shows how WFP Logistics organizes the delivery of food assistance in over 75 countries.

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...

First Thousand Days : 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...