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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.
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In recent years, the ongoing conflict in Iraq has resulted in the displacement of more than three million people from their homes and jobs. Whilst some Iraqis have sought refuge in neighbouring…

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To help the newbie social entrepreneur cut through the noise, we’ve put together a list of our favourite online sources, from the most tech-oriented websites to outlets…

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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…

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

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Deep in the Jordanian desert you might be surprised to find a team of academics, computer scientists and humanitarians buzzing around washing-machine sized boxes,…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is fast approaching the peak of the hype cycle for emerging tech, but can it help improve the lives of the bottom billion?

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Smallholder farmers in Zambia have gone digital, advertising and coordinating sales, making payments and transporting crops with the help of a Virtual Farmers’ Market, a pilot project just…

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By Brandi DeCarli, Founding Partner of Farm from a Box.

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WFP Algeria was the big winner at last week’s WFP Innovation Pitch Night, with ‘Hydro-Sahrawi’ nabbing the Jury’s Choice award in an evening of high tension and bold thinking.   …

WFP’s Innovation Accelerator hosted its first innovation meet-up in Nairobi, Kenya, earlier this week. With less than three weeks remaining until the close of the Global Impact Challenge, we teamed…

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…

In early 2017, WFP took the first steps of harnessing a bold technology that can transform the fight against hunger. Blockchain technology, most famously associated with the crypto-currency Bitcoin,…

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…

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. …

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.  …

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 create…

WFP Innovation projects are supported from inspiration to implementation. Boot camps are the first stop on the innovation journey for many projects, where a team of start-up and innovation experts,…