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The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is proud to announce that the WFP Innovation Accelerator has been named in FastCompany’s Best Workplaces for Innovators 2021!

Apply to the Earth Observation & Artificial Intelligence for SDGs Innovation Programme — a joint programme by the World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator and the European Space Agency Φ-lab

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Do you have a digital innovation that can bolster pandemic preparedness and COVID-19 vaccination rollout in low- and middle-income countries? Apply for the Digital Health Innovation Accelerator…

When COVID-19 resurged in CAR in early 2021, causing a 44 percent rise in deaths, the World Food Programme-led Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) re-launched its toll-free 1212 COVID-19…

A closer look at the first ever WFP Innovation Champions 2021 Global Event

Thinking of establishing a virtual community? Here are some tips from our experience with the WFP Innovations Champions Community

Alongside the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, we sat down with Bernhard Kowatch, Head of the WFP Innovation Accelerator and Lauren Landis, Representative & Country Director…

The WFP Innovation Accelerator joins forces with the WFP Lebanon Country Office to establish a groundbreaking grant to save businesses and strengthen the future of Lebanon’s food systems.

The World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator is delivering its 38th Innovation Bootcamp with a focus on bold solutions that address the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger (SDG 2) by…

We designed a unique programme for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenge. Working with a large cohort of education innovators, here’s what we learned.

How World Food Programme humanitarians are leveraging innovative solutions to reach Zero Hunger. The World Food Programme (WFP) operates in more than 80 countries worldwide with 20,000…

Sanku CEO Felix Brooks-church, who was recently awarded a Rolex Award for Enterprise, talks about setting up a small-scale food fortification program and challenges in scaling an innovation in…

The WFP Innovation Accelerator tested out its first Virtual Transition to Scale Up Programme in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). This initiative grew out of…

Empowering existing social innovators with additional resources to accelerate their ideas to eliminate hunger in Nigeria is our best chance to reach Zero Hunger by 2030.

The WFP Innovation Accelerator partnered with Google Research to set up the SKAI platform to automatically assess damage post disasters and speed up humanitarian response.

Digital tools are making a big impact on nutrition among COVID-vulnerable populations. 

A World Food Programme (WFP) pilot project is set to push internet access during emergencies to new heights thanks in part to drone technology.

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New systemic approaches and innovative solutions are needed to put us on track toward a world free from hunger. Therefore, this year’s World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Challenge,&nbsp…

In the first in a series of stories from graduates of EMPACT — the World Food Programme innovation project connecting students at risk of hunger to the global digital economy — Layth, 21,…

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On a sun-baked hill overlooking Kigali, Rwanda, workers from dozens of humanitarian agencies set up telecommunications repeaters side by side, dotting the drumlin with equipment. It was 1994 and the…

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We’ve launched the WFP Innovation Challenge 2021 in search of cutting-edge innovations to rethink our food systems. Do you have one? Apply here before 7 June 2021 at 11:59 pm…