Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2015 - Ebola Response: from crisis to recovery

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa has become one of the largest global public health crises in recent history.  WFP has worked on the frontline since the beginning of the outbreak. 

2015 - The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Produced by FAO, IFAD and WFP, the State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 shows estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal and World Food Summit hunger targets. 

2013 - WFP's use of multilateral funding

For WFP, multilateral contributions are the most flexible type of support because WFP determines their use (instead of donors directing it) and reporting is reduced. 

2014 - WFP and Finland: Partners Against Hunger

In times of multiple humanitarian crises, WFP is more dependent on partners such as Finland to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of millions of people. 

2013 - School feeding policy - Revised

Promoting innovation to achieve national ownership. This paper updates WFP’s 2009 school feeding policy four years after its approval.

2012 - Nutrition at the World Food Programme - Programming for Nutrition-Specific Interventions

A condensed reference guide which aims at strengthening efforts to treat moderate acute malnutrition, and to prevent chronic and acute malnutrition, with a focus on the first 1000 days.

2013 - State of School Feeding Worldwide

The first State of School Feeding Worldwide report, produced by WFP provides a global picture of developments in school feeding, with maps, analysis, and research.

2012 - WFP's Safety Nets Policy

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

2013 - The Right Food at the Right Time - WFP and Nutrition in Asia

Poor nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life – from the womb to two years of age – can lead to irreversible damage to children’s minds and bodies. 

2013 - Building Resilience on a Fragile Continent - WFP and Climate Change in Asia

WFP is a frontline actor in the fight against hunger, and is working with governments across Asia to support country-led solutions to the impact of climate change and climate-related hunger.