Scale-Up Enablement Programme

The Scale-Up Enablement Programme supports advanced stage innovations which have already proven their project concepts within WFP field operations, and are working to optimize their impact and reach at regional or global levels.

The WFP PHL Venture

Sustainable PHL business models to enhance food security and income for smallholder farmers


Changing the measurement game for better health outcomes


Data-driven insights to save lives


Connecting youth to the digital economy - Graduated Project

Building Blocks

Blockchain network for humanitarian assistance - Graduated Project


Growing food in impossible places

Sprint Programme

Our Sprint Programme is an intensive six-month acceleration programme that helps innovators and start-ups reach proof-of-concept and develop prototypes ready for implementation. Teams receive up to US$100,000 in funding, world-class mentors, and access to WFP’s global network of partners field operations.

Clear Plate

Save food, get rewards and make a difference!


Accelerating soil carbon removal on a planetary scale

Armenia Project

Enabling agro-businesses through solar stations


Increasing smallholder farmer resilience through agronomic advising and micro-insurance

Mushroom Integrated Food Production System

Changing lives one mushroom at a time


You make the difference

School Feeding Management App

Connecting local farmers to school feeding programmes


Securing land rights for smallholder farmers


Treating aflatoxin-infected maize at scale


Alumni projects have completed their life cycle with the WFP Innovation Accelerator. Some have scaled-up or were rolled into WFP’s operations, while others may have gone their own way. All have had the chance to test their innovations in WFP’s field projects and gained valuable insights that will inform their future paths.

CBT Cash Back

Cash-back incentives to promote healthy food consumption

Apeel Sciences

Extending the shelf life of fresh produce

Kuza One

Reimagining the future of farming

Thrive Agric

Enabling agriculture
WFP, Water for People and UNHCR staff learning at the Gicumbi DEFAST Plant. Photo: WFP/Jean Pierre Bucyensenge


Producing fertilizer and cooking briquettes in refugee camps

Circular Food Assistance

Upcycling waste into useful products
Photo: WFP/Jean Luc Habimana


Developing solar-powered water pumps and services for regenerative agriculture

Electric Pressure Cookers for Schools (EPC4S)

Clean cooking solution for school canteens