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

2020. The year that changed everything

Read our 2020 year in review


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.

CODA (Conditional On-Demand Assistance)

Simplified solutions for complex programmes


Growing food in impossible places


Financial inclusion for women



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

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is proud to announce that the WFP Innovation Accelerator has been named in FastCompany’s Best Workplaces for Innovators 2021!

Alongside the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, we sat down with Bernhard Kowatch, Head of the WFP Innovation Accelerator and Lauren Landis, Representative & Country Director…

The WFP Innovation Accelerator joins forces with the WFP Lebanon Country Office to establish a groundbreaking grant to save businesses and strengthen the future of Lebanon’s food systems.