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.


Connecting youth to the future of work

CODA (Conditional On-Demand Assistance)

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

WFP Innovation Accelerator has been named among Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2020 — and the New York-based magazine’s Innovation Te


We are proud to work with Google AI on a Machine Learning approach to satellite image analysis for building damage assessment, which has the potential to greatly reduce the time needed for crisis…


WFP’s EMPACT digital livelihoods project has collected a list of free online courses to help you learn during COVID-19