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Key Publications


Two minutes on Climate Change and Hunger

Climate disasters and change are increasing the risk of hunger and the breakdown of food systems. WFP helps build the climate resilience of the world’s most food insecure populations, most of whom live in...

WFP at COP 20

WFP will be at COP 20 in Lima, Peru, in December 2014. WFP’s role in climate negotiations aims to ensure that the most food-insecure populations are adequately included in climate policy outcomes.

2014 - WFP and Maternal Nutrition

Find out why nutrition interventions are an important component of integrated services for mothers and children, and what WFP is doing in this area.

2014 - WFP and Nutrition - Adolescent Girls

The World Food Programme is focusing on the nutrition of adolescent girls as part of a broader movement to improve access to education, ensure good nutrition, delay marriage and prevent early pregnancies so that...

2014 - WFP and Preventing Chronic Malnutrition

Stunting, caused by chronic malnutrition, is growth failure in a child over time, resulting in a young child who is short for their age. But chronic malnutrition is not just about height. The less visible impacts of...

R4 Rural Resilience Initiative

WFP’s and Oxfam America’s R4 Initiative is a comprehensive risk management approach that helps vulnerable rural households increase their food and income security in the face of increasing climate risks...

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 solutions...

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.

Food Security Climate Resilience Facility (FoodSECuRE)

FoodSECuRE is a multilateral, multi-year, replenishable fund designed to financially and programmatically support community-centred action to reinforce and build climate resilience.

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.