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Note on Humanitarian Access and its implications for WFP

This paper aims to explain the challenges faced by WFP in securing humanitarian access in conflict and non-conflict emergencies.  It also aims to describe WFP’s role and approach, within...

Engagement in Poverty Reduction Strategies

This paper reflects on the opportunities and challenges for WFP engagement in the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) process and associated programmes such as Sector-Wide Approaches (SWAPs). WFP/EB.A/...

Consolidated Framework of WFP Policies

This updated version of the policy framework includes four policies endorsed by WFP's Executive Board in 2006: (i) targeting in emergencies, (ii) food procurement in developing countries, (iii)...

Ending Child Hunger and Undernutrition Initiative: Global Framework for Action

The Ending Child Hunger and Undernutrition Initiative (ECHUI) is a global partnership that focuses attention on the causes and effects of child hunger and undernutrition. It aims to mobilize support...

WFP's Response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami

An EMOP was approved by the Director-General of FAO and the Executive Director of WFP on 3–4 January 2005. Supported by three Special Operations, for logistics, air services and the United...

WFP-UNHCR Joint Evaluation of the Pilot Food Distribution Projects

WFP and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees have worked together for many years to provide humanitarian assistance for refugees and displaced people. This collaboration...

Pakistan - Market Assessment: Earthquake Affected Areas, December 2005

The specific objectives of the market assessment were to (i) to better understand local market structures in the earthquake affected areas; (ii) undertake a trader survey in the affected areas to...

Guatemala - Market Profile for Emergency Food Security Assessments, December 2005

The purpose of this study is to develop a market profile for Guatemala with an aim to strengthening food security assessment capacity in the country. The study is part of an on-going programme of...

Cambodia - Food Security Atlas, December 2005

“The Food Security Atlas of Cambodia” aims to assess the extent of hunger and poverty in Cambodia. It also examines the causes of poverty and hunger. The possession of the means of...