Innovation is critical to enable the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to deliver on its mandate to end hunger.

 

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

Maano - Virtual Farmers Market

Supported by
Innovation Accelerator
Established
2016
Location
Zambia

Virtual Farmers’ Market (VFM) is an app-based e-commerce platform where farmers’ surplus and buyers’ demand for crops are advertised and traded. VFM provides a…

Building Blocks

Supported by
Innovation Accelerator
Established
2016
Location
Jordan

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…

Green Kit

Supported by
Innovation Accelerator
Established
2015
Location
Global

The WFP Energy Efficiency Programme (EEP)’s Green Kit allows all WFP premises, even those in the most remote locations, to assess and optimize their energy consumption…

Innovation

accelerator

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

Innovation Challenges
Innovation Boot Camps
Sprint Programme
Thought Leadership
Innovation Fund
Event
WFP’s Innovation Accelerator opens its doors to the latest cohort of start-ups and social entrepreneurs who believe they have what it takes to help end hunger.
Blog

For football fanatics, there’s the World Cup. For all things innovation, music and film, there’s South by Southwest (SXSW). SXSW or simply ‘South by’, is the place to be…

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World Food Programme is exploring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to map humanitarian needs in disasters.