Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2017 - Rural Resilience Initiative - Quarterly Report (April-June 2017)

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...

2017 - The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) Report

This year’s edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World marks the beginning of a regular monitoring of progress towards achieving the food security and nutrition targets set by the 2030...

2017 in Review - WFP-EU Partnership

As conflict and climate disasters continue to ravage communities, reaching Zero Hunger becomes more difficult. Rising to these challenges, the European Union and Member States were WFP’s largest donor in 2017...

2017 - Lao PDR - Country Strategic Plan (CSP)

WFP Lao PDR has launched its Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2017-2021, which is designed to help the Government of Lao PDR achieve the Sustainable Development Goal targets, as well as Middle Income Country status...

2017 - At the root of exodus: Food security, conflict and international migration

WFP undertook this study to determine the role that food security and other factors play in compelling cross-border migration. Drawn from quantitative and qualitative research, the study gives voice to people who...

2017 - WFP's Policy on Climate Change

The Climate Change Policy articulates WFP’s contribution to national and global efforts to reduce climate change impacts on hunger, including strengthening resilience of vulnerable communities to climate-...

2017 - SysFOOD – The Systemic Food Assistance Initiative

The Systemic FoodA Initiative (SysFOOD) aims to boost and expand efforts to enhance food system performance across the globe.

2017 - MENA Initiative for School Meals and Social Protection: A partnership for enhanced nutrition, education and resilience

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Initiative for School Meals and Social Protection aims at enhancing the effectiveness, broadening the coverage and impact of school meals programmes supporting marginalized...

2017 - How school meals contribute to the SDGs

School meals have multiple benefits and there is hard evidence that supports this claim. However, due to the multi-faceted nature of school meals, it is difficult to obtain a complete overview of the evidence.

2016 - Syria Year in Review

Through the eyes of those we serve, this innovative report tells the story of WFP’s work in 2016 to support four million people each month in Syria.