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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)...

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/...

The Role and Application of Economic Analysis in WFP

The purpose of this paper is to present a framework for the role and use of economic analysis in WFP.  It will be used to focus WFP’s growing capacity in this area and to guide further...

Targeting in Emergencies

Targeting is a process that spans the life of a food aid operation, not just the initial phases of identifying beneficiaries; finding the right balance between inclusion and exclusion errors,...

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...

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...

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

The primary purpose of this study is to develop a pre-crisis market profile (PCMP) for Tajikistan with an aim to strengthening food security assessments in the country. The study is part of an on-...

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...