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

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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.

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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.

Thought Leadership
Innovation Sourcing
Innovation Bootcamps
Sprint Programme
Scale-up Enablement

(MUNICH/MINNEAPOLIS) 4 February 2019 — The World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator and Cargill announce a call for applications for the Global Innovation Challenge for Zero Hunger, running from 4 to 28 February 2019.


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