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

BioAnalyt

Changing the measurement game for better health outcomes

Optimus

Data-driven insights to save lives

EMPACT

Connecting youth to the digital economy - Graduated Project

Building Blocks

Blockchain network for humanitarian assistance - Graduated Project

H2Grow

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!

Boomitra

Accelerating soil carbon removal on a planetary scale

Armenia Project

Enabling agro-businesses through solar stations

Arable

Increasing smallholder farmer resilience through agronomic advising and micro-insurance

Mushroom Integrated Food Production System

Changing lives one mushroom at a time

Bancalimentos

You make the difference

School Feeding Management App

Connecting local farmers to school feeding programmes

Meridia

Securing land rights for smallholder farmers

AflaSight

Treating aflatoxin-infected maize at scale

Alumni

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

DEFAST

Producing fertilizer and cooking briquettes in refugee camps

Circular Food Assistance

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

Rainmaker

Developing solar-powered water pumps and services for regenerative agriculture

Electric Pressure Cookers for Schools (EPC4S)

Clean cooking solution for school canteens