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 wfp.org to learn more about our work worldwide.

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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

The WFP Innovation Accelerator 2016 a year in review

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World Food Programme is exploring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to map humanitarian needs in disasters.
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4th Edition of the WFP Innovation Challenge highlights best new ideas for solving hunger...

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How an app supports crop sales for rural smallholder farmers in Zambia...