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 tools, technologies and approaches driving change.

H2Grow | Chad

Supported by
Innovation Accelerator
Established
2018
Location
Chad

Refugees in Chad are building low-tech hydroponics units to grow fresh animal fodder and fight hunger

Dalili

Supported by
Innovation Accelerator
Established
2017
Location
Lebanon

Dalili is a smartphone application that gives Syrian and Lebanese families up-to-date information on food prices and helps them provide feedback on their shopping…

Tech for Food

Supported by
Innovation Accelerator
Established
2016
Location
Lebanon - Iraq

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

Innovation

accelerator

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.

Innovation Challenges
Innovation Bootcamps
Sprint Programme
Thought Leadership
Innovation Fund

Deadline extended! Submit your innovation by 25 September. WFP is looking for innovators who have the right solution to aid the millions of people suffering from hunger.

Let’s end hunger. And let’s do it fast.

Scale. No, not the instrument for weighing or the outer skin of a fish. According to WFP Innovator and Programme Lead Samuel Ng, "Scale", in WFP Innovation Accelerator terminology, can best be…

Lather, rinse, repeat. Some of you may recognize these standard instructions, which appear on the backs of many shampoo bottles. Sounds straightforward, right? Wash your hair, rinse it out, and do it…