Innovation is critical to enable the United Nations World Food Programme to deliver on its mandate to reach Zero Hunger. 

Design. Fail. Iterate. Scale.


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


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Simplified solutions for complex programmes


Growing food in impossible places



The WFP Innovation Accelerator sources, supports and scales high-potential solutions to end hunger worldwide. We provide WFP staff, entrepreneurs, start-ups, companies and non-governmental organizations with access to funding, mentorship, hands-on support and WFP operations. 

Innovation Bootcamps
Sprint Programme
Scale-up Enablement
Frontier Innovation
Innovation Services

World Food Programme chief lauds front line staff and partners after Nobel Peace Prize win.

Award spotlights conflict, climate change and coronavirus as drivers of a deepening global hunger crisis

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Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Food Programme (WFP) moved its innovation bootcamps online. As early as March 2020, we ran our first virtual bootcamp, sharing key lessons…


WFP Innovation Accelerator hosted an expert panel at Goals House in Berlin, Germany, on 21 September 2020, as a side event to the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) activities…