Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2018 - Bangladesh Rohingya Crisis

More than 900,000 refugees still call Bangladesh home – one year after the majority fled escalating violence in western Myanmar. Find out more about the Rohingya crisis over here.

2018 - Hunger Map

From Africa and Asia to Latin America and the Near East, there are 821 million people in the world who do not get enough food to lead a normal, active life. Our downloadable Hunger Map provides...

2018 - Rwanda Strategic Review

The Rwanda Strategic Review of Food and Nutrition Security is an independent, analytical and consultative exercise that identifies the key achievements and challenges faced by Rwanda in achieving food security and...

2018 - A Year into the Rohingya Refugee Emergency Response

It has been a year since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Refugees fled to Bangladesh, escaping violence in Myanmar. This publication gives an overview of WFP assistance and impact with the refugees in Cox’s...

2017 - Supply Chain Annual Report

​WFP’s supply chain plays an integral role in the entire process of end-to-end planning, procuring and delivering assistance. Read this report to learn about WFP’s supply chain activities and achievements...

2018 - ED Circular - Protection from Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Abuse of Authority, and Discrimination

​At WFP, we are committed to providing a safe and respectful work environment for all our employees. We adopt a zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment, harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination in...

2018- Using insurance to protect farmers against drought in Senegal

​The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have joined forces to help make weather index insurance available to farmers in Senegal. Read more about how index...

Occasional Paper 25 - Social Protection and the World Food Programme

​WFP commissioned this Occasional Paper from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) to examine the relationship between food security, nutrition and social protection and to identify WFP’s potential...

2018 - Corporate Alert System - Linking early warning to early action in the Sahel

Emergency preparedness saves lives, reduces the impact of crises on vulnerable people's livelihoods and is much more cost-effective than repeated humanitarian action. This story shows how WFP's early warning...

R4 Rural Resilience Initiative Quarterly Report - January- March 2018

The R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) is a strategic partnership between Oxfam America (OA) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP). R4 was initiated in 2011 to respond to the challenges faced by food-insecure...