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P4P Achievements

Since the official launch of Purchase for Progress (P4P) in September 2008, the initiative brings together demand, supply, credit and policy actors to support smallholder friendly market development.

WFP 2008 – 2013 Purchase for Progress (P4P) Initiative: A Strategic Evaluation (mid-term)

This report presents the key findings, conclusions and recommendations of the mid-term strategic evaluation of the WFP Purchase for Progress Initiative (P4P). P4P is a five-year pilot initiative...

P4P Monitoring and Evaluation

WFP has established a range of mechanisms to capture and share critical information, allowing for continuous monitoring and review of the conditions and impact of P4P on smallholders’...

P4P Occasional Paper II: Practical Actions to Enhance the Participation of Women in the P4P Pilot Programme

This paper identifies a number of key gender issues that have the potential to best contribute to P4P‘s implementation objectives and increase the likelihood of securing sustained economic...

P4P Country Programme Profiles

Learn more details about the specific approaches in the P4P pilot countries.

P4P Country Fact Sheets

P4P works with a variety of partners to help smallholders produce food surpluses, sell them at a fair price and increase their incomes in 21 countries.

Purchase for Progress

With P4P, WFP uses its purchasing power in new ways that will develop agricultural markets and support smallholder farmers' engagement in those markets.

P4P Monthly Updates - 2010

Every month the P4P team produces a handy PDF outlining all the key developments in this innovative five-year pilot programme to connect smallholder farmers to markets.

Food Procurement in Developing Countries

WFP’s current policy is to procure food in a manner that is cost-effective, timely and appropriate to beneficiary needs, encouraging procurement from developing countries to the widest extent...