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Update on the Implementation of the WFP Gender Policy: Corporate Action Plan (2010-2011)

This paper provides an update on the implementation of the WFP  gender policy corporate action plan (2010–2011)

Update of WFP's Safety Net Policy

The nature and volume of its  activities demonstrate WFP’s leading role as a global practitioner in internationally defined safety nets. This paper updates WFP’s 2004 policy...

Getting to Zero: WFP's Role as a UNAIDS Cosponsor

At the request of the WFP Executive Board, WFP provides regular updates on implementation of its HIV and AIDS policy. Approved in November 2010,  the policy is in line with the Joint United...

WFP and the African Union

This paper, prepared  at the initiative of the WFP Secretariat, examines the relationship between WFP and the African Union. It analyses the degree of congruence between their strategic...

Update on WFP's Role in the Humanitarian Assistance System

Recent crises in the Horn of Africa and elsewhere have confirmed that WFP – including as the global cluster lead agency for logistics and emergency telecommunications, and the joint lead agency...

Overview Of Needs And Assistance In The Democratic People's Republic Of Korea

 In the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), United Nations (UN) agencies comprising FAO, UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP, WHO and UNDP work with NGO partners to meet the population's most urgent...

Syrian Arabic Republic - Joint Rapid Food Security Needs Assessment, June 2012

In response to the ongoing situation in the country and following the agreement of the Syrian Government, which was expressed in a letter dated 8 March 2012, sent by the Syrian Ministry of Foreign...

Guinea Bissau - Rapid Food Security Assessment, June 2012

Following the  coup d’état  in April, the displacement of about 12,000 people has negatively impacted food security of host  rural communities. The 2011/2012 crop production was...

The Sahel Central Basin - Market Assessment, June 2012

The assessment relies on secondary data from national market information systems. Primary  data collection took place in May 2012 in a total of  42 markets in Burkina Faso (14 markets),...

Kenya Urban - Comprehensive Food Securityand Vulnerability Analysis (KU-CFSVA) and Nutrition Assessment

The rapid growth and urbanization of Kenya’s population has resulted in a changing poverty and food security environment in high-density urban areas. Urban dwellers represent an increasingly...