Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2017 - R4 Rural Resilience Initiative Annual Report

In 2017, the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) expanded from four to six countries. Overall, 57, 625 farmers (50 percent women) participated directly in R4 while around 300,000 people benefitted from it in five...

2018 Global Report on Food Crises

The 2018 Global Report on Food Crises provides the latest estimates of severe hunger in the world. An estimated 124 million people in 51 countries are currently facing Crisis food insecurity or...

2018 - Achieving Zero Hunger in Republic of Korea

A history book charts how the Republic of Korea went from being a major recipient of WFP assistance to one of the organization's top 20 donors.

Systemic Food Assistance: WFP’s Strategy for Leveraging Food Assistance to Improve Food System Performance

This document presents WFP’s strategy to enhance food system performance and sustainability.

2017 - WFP and Climate Change: helping countries increase climate resilience to achieve Zero Hunger

WFP works with partners to design and implement a range of programming tools to increase climate resilience, employing integrated climate risk management, disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation approaches....

2017 - Lao PDR - Strategic Review

Commissioned by WFP at the request of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, this strategic review involved a cross-sector, multi-stakeholder approach to better understand how Lao PDR can achieve the bold targets...

2017 - El Salvador Strategic Review

The result of a year-long process of analysis and stakeholder consultation, this review provides guidance for the design of WFP's country strategic plan and to address outstanding food security and nutrition...

2017 - Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) - State of Odisha, India

WFP is currently supporting the state of Odisha to transform its Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS). This is one of the Indian Government's most important instruments of policy aimed at food security,...

2017 - Climate Risks and Food Security in Tajikistan

This document reviews some of the main existing studies, national strategies and reports related to climate impacts on food security and livelihoods in Tajikistan. It was produced under the Climate Adaptation...

2017 - SAFE Access to Fuel and Energy Initiative in DRC

Country specific factsheet for SAFE (Safe Access to Fuel and Energy) interventions in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The factsheet provides an overview of the success of SAFE in DRC that relies on an innovative...