As the world changes, innovation is critical to enable the World Food Programme (WFP) to meet global needs and to deliver on its mandate to end hunger.

 

WFP is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Visit www.wfp.org to learn more about our work worldwide.

Discover

WFP is deploying bold new tools and approaches across its global operations to help solve hunger. Explore the tools, technologies and approaches driving change.

Building Blocks

Established
2017
Countries
Pakistan

WFP is taking first steps to harness blockchain technology to enhance our ability to provide effective, efficient assistance to the people we serve – and save…

Maano - Virtual Farmers Market

Established
2016
Countries
Zambia

Virtual Farmers Market (VFM) is an app-based information platform where farmers’ surplus and buyers’ demand for crops are advertised and traded. Relying on the same …

ShareTheMeal

Established
2014
Countries
Global

ShareTheMeal is a smartphone app that enables users to "share their meal" with hungry children – with just a tap. 

Innovation

accelerator

Launched in 2016, the WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies, supports and scales high potential solutions to hunger worldwide. The Accelerator is based in Munich, Germany.

Innovation Challenges
Innovation Boot Camps
Sprint Programme
Thought Leadership
Innovation Fund
Blog

Last week we were proud to be included in Fast Company’s ‘The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 by Sector’, for food. Despite only launching officially in July 2016, our “Silicon Valley approach to…

Blog

WFP is excited to announce its first ever external call for moonshot solutions to hunger. In collaboration with Silicon Valley-based incubator Singularity University, WFP invites start-ups and…