The World Food Programme (WFP)’s innovation bootcamps focus on supporting bold solutions that address the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger (SDG 2) by 2030. However, our recent WFP Innovation Challenge focused on a priority area — the Latin America and Caribbean region. This region has faced some of the toughest challenges in 2020 including a migrant crisis, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and severe impacts on the food security and nutrition of millions of vulnerable people in South America.
The WFP Innovation Accelerator is delivering its 35th Innovation Bootcamp in partnership with the WFP Colombia Country Office based in Bogotá. This is part of WFP’s recent initiative to support regional innovation ecosystems and nurture local ideas to improve humanitarian response. Read the Spanish version of this blog here.