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

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The WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies, supports and scales high-potential solutions to hunger worldwide. We provide WFP entrepreneurs, start-ups, companies and NGOs access to mentorship, training, financial support, expert insights and WFP operations. The Innovation Accelerator is part of WFP's Innovation and Change Management Division.

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Scale-up Enablement

In the desert slums of Lima, Peru, where conditions are harsh and water scarce, Merly struggled to provide nutritious food to her children. In 2016, eager to provide her children with a better…


The WFP Innovation Accelerator has launched the 2019 Innovation Challenge, inviting innovators from around the world to submit out-of-the-box proposals to end hunger. Now in its sixth year,…