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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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.


The global pandemic has created the need and opportunity for all sorts of smart innovations to flourish. One example is an app that monitors people’s compliance with their quarantines. I…


Karnataka’s pilot Annapurti rice ATM will be installed in a slum in Bengaluru, to facilitate the poor to avail of rice on tap. Under the central scheme, the automatic grain dispensers will be…