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Key Publications


2016 - Mobile Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping (mVAM)

The World Food Programme’s mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (mVAM) project collects food security data through short mobile phone surveys, using SMS, live telephone interviews 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 - Zero Hunger: the Heart of the 2030 Agenda

The mission of the UN World Food Programme is to end global hunger by providing frontline assistance in emergencies and working with partners to address the underlying causes of hunger. WFP is working towards a world...

2016 - WFP Aviation at a Glance

In 2015, WFP Aviation delivered more than 70,000 mt of relief cargo by airlift, airfreight and airdrop. Through UNHAS, WFP Aviation enabled humanitarian workers to reach the most vulnerable in some 20 locations.

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 - 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.

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.