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Monthly Food Price and Security Update - Kyrgyz Republic, June 2012

The purpose of this monthly update is to provide near to real time insights into the rapidly changing food security environment, particularly food price and its impact at the household level.  ...

WFP and the African Union

This paper, prepared  at the initiative of the WFP Secretariat, examines the relationship between WFP and the African Union. It analyses the degree of congruence between their strategic...

Follow-Up to WFP Nutrition Policy

In February 2012 the WFP Executive Board approved the “WFP Nutrition Policy” , which set out WFP’s work with partners in the United Nations, civil society, academia and the private...

Getting to Zero: WFP's Role as a UNAIDS Cosponsor

At the request of the WFP Executive Board, WFP provides regular updates on implementation of its HIV and AIDS policy. Approved in November 2010,  the policy is in line with the Joint United...

Update on the Implementation of the WFP Gender Policy: Corporate Action Plan (2010-2011)

This paper provides an update on the implementation of the WFP  gender policy corporate action plan (2010–2011)

Update of WFP's Safety Net Policy

The nature and volume of its  activities demonstrate WFP’s leading role as a global practitioner in internationally defined safety nets. This paper updates WFP’s 2004 policy...

Update on WFP's Role in the Humanitarian Assistance System

Recent crises in the Horn of Africa and elsewhere have confirmed that WFP – including as the global cluster lead agency for logistics and emergency telecommunications, and the joint lead agency...

Mid-Term Review of the WFP Strategic Plan (2008-2013)

This mid-term review provides summary findings and recommendations based on the first four years of implementation of the Strategic Plan. It has two objectives: i) to provide insights and...

WFP Preparedness and Response Enhancement Programme

This document outlines WFP’s progress in enhancing its capacity to prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Preparedness and Response Enhancement Programme is a WFP-wide initiative that aims...

Overview Of Needs And Assistance In The Democratic People's Republic Of Korea

 In the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), United Nations (UN) agencies comprising FAO, UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP, WHO and UNDP work with NGO partners to meet the population's most urgent...