Policy / Publications

Key Publications

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...

2018 - Bridging the Gap - Engaging Adolescents for Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Development

​A four-country study carried out by WFP and Anthrologica to better understand effective ways of reaching adolescents in nutrition programming.

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,...

2017 Endline Survey of Indonesia's School Meals Programme (Pro-GAS)

Indonesia's school meals programme was designed to reduce the levels of stunting and malnutrition among children in rural areas. This report is an assessment of success made to reduce malnutrition and...

Laos Country Strategic Plan comic book

WFP outlines its strategic plan for Laos from 2017 - 2021 in a comic book so that it is accessible to local communities.

Achieving Zero Hunger - WFP in India

The World Food Programme is working towards zero hunger. We are providing technical support to the Government of India to ensure that vulnerable families can access healthy and fortified foods.

India Country Strategic Plan 2015 - 2018

Despite recent economic growth, a large proportion of India's population still require support to maintain healthy diets. This strategic plan lays out WFP's priorities in India, which include working closely...

Building Efficient Paddy Procurement and Supply Chain Systems for the Targeted Public Distribution System in Odisha

A report on the collaboration between the Government of Odisha and the World Food Programme to strengthen and computerise their food distribution systems.

A Landscape Analysis of Rice Fortification in Sri Lanka - an Overview

More than 33 percent of children in Sri Lanka are iron deficient, and fortifying food is a key step towards overcoming micro-nutrient deficiences. Rice is a staple food throughout the country, and this report...

2016 - National Status, Dietary Practices and Pattern of Physical Activity among School Children Aged 6 - 12 years

Findings of this study will be used to determine future programmes aimed at supporting Sri Lanka's children.