The new face of hunger required us to innovate at speed and scale.

In April 2020, the WFP Innovation Accelerator launched the COVID-19 Fast Track, an innovation challenge to accelerate the sourcing and roll-out of existing solutions and serve communities affected by the pandemic. In cooperation with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we created a swift and result-oriented process that matched demand, supply and funding for COVID-19 specific innovations.