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…

Tech For Food

Supported by
Innovation Accelerator
Established
2016
Location
Lebanon

In the Middle East, WFP is helping Syrian refugees build a brighter future by building digital skills and forging new livelihood opportunities. 

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…

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

The WFP Innovation Accelerator 2016 a year in review

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Blog
We're marking the first anniversary of WFP’s Innovation Accelerator officially opening its doors in Munich, Germany by taking a look back at an action packed year of ideas, projects and frontier thinking.
Blog

Earlier this month, WFP Iraq teamed up with the Innovation Accelerator to discover how user a user-centered approach to programming could build long-term skills and…

News

MUNICH – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is deploying cutting-edge blockchain technology to make cash-based transfers faster, cheaper and more secure. …