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Key Publications


2016 - Central African Republic: Seeds For Change

The World Food Programme and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization are working together with farming families in C.A.R. to ensure they have food now as well as at the next harvest. This infographic explains how...

2016 - El Niño and Food Security

El Niño is fuelling a major, global food security crisis affecting some 60 million people. WFP is responding with relief and longer-term resilience building programmes.

2016 - International Women's Day - Planet 50-50 by 2030

As we step it up for gender equality and zero hunger, here are ten facts about women in the world.

2016 - Zero Hunger: the Heart of the 2030 Agenda

The mission of the UN World Food Programme is to end global hunger by providing frontline assistance in emergencies and working with partners to address the underlying causes of hunger. WFP is working towards a world...

2015 - WFP and Nutrition

Find out why nutrition interventions are an important component of integrated services for mothers and children, and what WFP is doing in this area.

2015 - Support to Syria

Working within Syria is a dangerous and difficult task, but we at WFP are still managing to reach as many as 4 million Syrians a month.

2013 - WFP in Africa - Facts and Figures and Partners

WFP assists African governments and communities to implement comprehensive, country-led, programmes to tackle hunger the world’s greatest solvable problem.

WFP Logistics - Annual Reports

WFP relies on its logistics capacity to reach around 80 million people each year. Experts in supply chain and logistics make sure WFP delivers life-saving food assistance as efficiently as possible. 

WFP Food Procurement - Annual Reports

WFP's procurement offices are responsible for securing the food and goods and services needed to support the agency's global fight against hunger. WFP purchases more than 2 million metric tons of food...

2015 - Food in an uncertain future

A WFP and ODI joint report showing food security risks in the Middle East and North Africa from climate change, as well as other vulnerability interactions, e.g. with population growth, urbanisation, and conflict....