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The WFP Innovation Accelerator showcases disruptive solutions for climate action as the world meets for COP 27 - UN Climate Change Conference from 6 November to 18 November 2022 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. 

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At COP27, WFP will showcase disruptive solutions for climate action. Here’s a taste of some of our innovations that contribute to climate adaptation and resilience.

The Innovation Champions Global Event, which took place from 19 to 20 October 2022, celebrated two years of the Innovation Champions Community, a cadre of 461 WFP staff from 104 nationalities of…

The use of Optimus as an online decision support system to enhance WFP emergency operations effectively and efficiently in Ethiopia and Madagascar.

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This year’s WFP Innovation Challenge aimed to strengthen our support for startups and innovations that help communities adapt to climate change. We received a record-setting 822…

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Those who champion blockchain suggest that it is the next big disruptor after the internet that could transform every industry. The technology is still emerging, and with enormous potential. The…

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The UN adopted the “Principles for the Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence in the United Nations System”, a groundbreaking document that underlines the key ethical principles to consider when…

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Zambia’s President Mr Hakainde Hichilema awards students for growing vegetables using locally sourced hydroponics systems.

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WFP enhances livelihoods in refugee communities in Kyaka II and Kyangwali settlements through H2Grow.

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5 reasons why local and regional innovations are crucial for shaping the future of food systems.

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With support from the World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator, and the WFP Armenia Country Office, small and medium enterprises have an opportunity to develop their businesses through access…

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Hosting a virtual event and seeking ways to deliver the best possible experience for your audience and collaborating partners? We have put together our top tips for virtual event facilitation from…

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A study visit from Libya to Zambia uncovered key learnings from Zambia’s experience using school meals and hydroponics to tackle food security.  

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Over the past decade, the Malakyarari community of Borno State in Nigeria have been affected by conflict, which has negatively impacted livelihoods and household incomes.

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Meet our latest cohort of start-ups and WFP innovation teams participating in the 43rd WFP Innovation Bootcamp from 20 to 24 June 2022. On Thursday, 30 June, the teams will take our virtual stage at…

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The WFP Innovation Challenge 2022 is calling for innovative solutions to address the climate crisis. Do you think you have one? This is your opportunity to contribute to a future…

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Recognizing the World Food Programme’s top 5 innovative solutions for disrupting hunger.

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WFP, WHO and UNHRD lead an innovation process to enable multi-stakeholder design  

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The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in January 2022 was a stark reminder of how telecommunications preparedness can mean the difference between silence and life-saving response.

Ahead of World Environment Day, WFP's Innovation Accelerator shows how it helps one award-winning team to fight climate change and create a greener world.

For the past six years, the WFP Innovation Accelerator has been working to systematically source, support and scale high-potential solutions to end hunger and help pave the path to reaching the other…