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This year’s WFP Innovation Challenge sourced 714 applications from 95 countries around the world.

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In the desert slums of Lima, Peru, where conditions are harsh and water scarce, Merly struggled to provide nutritious food to her children. In 2016, eager to provide her children with a better…

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The WFP Innovation Accelerator has launched the 2019 Innovation Challenge, inviting innovators from around the world to submit out-of-the-box proposals to end hunger. Now in its sixth year,…

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For the first time, innovators from 11 United Nations entities will come together to participate in the first Interagency Innovation Bootcamp, jointly hosted by the UN Innovation Network (UNIN) and…

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821 million. That’s the number of people going to bed hungry every day. That’s also the number of people who could benefit from the #ZeroHunger solutions at the next World Food Programme (WFP)…

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(MUNICH/MINNEAPOLIS) 4 February 2019 — The World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator and Cargill announce a call for applications for the Global Innovation Challenge for Zero Hunger, running…

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Scale. No, not the instrument for weighing or the outer skin of a fish. According to WFP Innovator and Programme Lead Samuel Ng, "Scale", in WFP Innovation Accelerator terminology, can best be…

Lather, rinse, repeat. Some of you may recognize these standard instructions, which appear on the backs of many shampoo bottles. Sounds straightforward, right? Wash your hair, rinse it out, and do it…

"Fail early, fail often, fail forward. It’s always a little bit frustrating to me when people have a negative relationship with failure. Failure is a massive part of being able to be…

A concept we may think we understand, but may have never fully considered. What does it mean to us, and how can we best leverage it in working towards new and innovative solutions to solve…

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WFP’s Dalili App is innovating humanitarian assistance, digitizing retail sectors, and empowering Syrian refugees in Lebanon The historical image associated with humanitarian aid is one of…

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BEIRUT – The World Food Programme (WFP) has announced the nationwide availability of a smartphone application that uses geo-location services to identify the closest and best food deals in Lebanon…

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This is the story of Teresa, a mother who inspired others in the fight against malnutrition in Uganda.

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For football fanatics, there’s the World Cup. For all things innovation, music and film, there’s South by Southwest (SXSW). SXSW or simply ‘South by’, is the place to be…

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WFP’s Innovation Accelerator opens its doors to the latest cohort of start-ups and social entrepreneurs who believe they have what it takes to help end hunger....

WFP innovation providing digital training to vulnerable communities in Lebanon and Iraq secures US$20,000 in prize money

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4th Edition of the WFP Innovation Challenge highlights best new ideas for solving hunger...

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World Food Programme is exploring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to map humanitarian needs in disasters.

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How an app supports crop sales for rural smallholder farmers in Zambia...

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Last Thursday, 9 November, AgriShare won the 'Jury's Choice' award at the latest WFP Innovation Pitch Night. Developed by Welthungerhilfe, a German NGO, AgriShare is an online platform that…

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‘This can revolutionize assistance to vulnerable families across the globe’