As the world is changing, 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 implementing innovations in small and large scales.

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.
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WFP is deploying bold new tools and approaches across its global operations to help solve hunger

We work with more than 100 internal-WFP entrepreneurs and external partners to test new ideas, technologies and partnerships.  Explore how selected innovation teams at WFP are driving change.

AgriUp

Established
2016
Countries
Guatemala

The lives of small-holder farmers could be revolutionized by AgriUp, a low bandwidth smartphone application currently under development.

Zero Post Harvest Losses

Established
2015
Countries
East Africa

WFP is scaling up a Zero Post Harvest Losses Programme that sells low cost, locally produced silos and provides training to smallholder farmers in developing countries

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

The Innovation Accelarator was launched in 2016 in Munich, Germany  to better identify, support and scale promising ideas and potential solutions to help reach our global goal of Zero Hunger by 2030.

Innovation challenges
Innovation bootcamps
Sprint programme
Thought leadership
Innovation fund
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On Monday, the World Food Programme (WFP) launched the 2016 edition of its internal Innovation Challenge to find the best, brightest and boldest ideas for ending hunger.

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Innovative staff from across WFP’s global operations gathered in Munich, Germany, last week for an intensive, three-day boot camp that helps bring bright ideas to life. 

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The World Food Programme (WFP) is encouraging external organizations and the general public to share expertise, resources and bold solutions to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2 and creat