Policy / Publications

Key Publications


Gender and Markets Initiative for West and Central Africa - Women's Empowerment in Markets Index (WEMI)

Framework, indicators and multi-level index for value chains and markets

Building on the multi-composite WEAI (IFPRI) framework and index, the WFP RBD market analysis team seeks to work towards an adapted...

2018 - Afghanistan Country Strategic Review

Although the country faces a protracted conflict and numerous other challenges including climate change, poverty, and gender disparities, it recognizes that addressing hunger is a critical investment to ensure that...

2018 - Myanmar Country Strategic Review

This Review is an independent, analytical and consultative exercise aimed at providing a comprehensive and detailed understanding of the context of food and nutrition security in the country. It seeks to understand...

2018 - Burkina Faso Country Strategic Review

The Government, with the support of the World Food Programme, has initiated a strategic review on food security and nutrition in Burkina Faso. The purpose of this review is to analyse the current state of food...

2018 - Mali Country Strategic Review

​The overall objective of this study is to identify the major challenges that Mali must overcome to reduce hunger to zero. The aim is to facilitate implementation and progress towards achieving SDG 2 and SDG 17 in...

2018 - Djibouti Country Strategic Review

Following the work initiated by Vision Djibouti 2035 and the Strategy for Accelerated Growth of Employment Promotion (SCAPE), the Government of the Republic of Djibouti wanted to go a step further and better...

2018 - Dominican Republic Country Strategic Review

The Strategic Review was a national, analytical and highly participatory exercise, through which a shared and consensual vision was obtained regarding the Food and Nutritional Security (SAN) situation in the country...

2018 - Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition

Four UN agencies (FAO,UNICEF,WHO, WFP) have teamed up regionally to analyse the impact of global hunger data for the battle against undernutrition in the Asia and Pacific region. The 2018 report shows that progress...

2017 - India Annual Review

​In 2017, the World Food Programme continued to strive towards Sustainable Development Goal 2 – a world that is free from hunger. By partnering with the government and the private sector, WFP is determined to...

Road and Market Access and Household Food Security in Nepal

Evidence shows that isolation strongly undermines household food security. This report examines the impact that access to roads and markets can have on remote Nepali communities. These include improved health,...