Policy / Publications

Key Publications


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...

2015 - A world without hunger needs Disaster Risk Reduction

Natural disasters are a leading cause of hunger. Disaster Risk Reduction is a prerequisite for sustainable development and for eliminating hunger. 

2015 - WFP contributes to the work to end violence against women

From the safety of women gathering firewood in Darfur, to Food Security projects in Bangladesh, to supporting women in Ecuador, WFP is confronting the issue of violence against women and girls.

2015 - WFP and 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.

2015 - Food insecurity and Climate Change Map

The Food Insecurity and Climate Change Vulnerability Index is an interactive tool which offers a window on our global future up to the...