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Bernard Kowatsch, Head of the WFP Innovation Accelerator, shares ten key lessons and inspirations from 2022. 

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.

Baraah fled the conflict in Syria, eventually settling in Turkey and finding her future in tech. She speaks of her experiences in this second story in the series about graduates of EMPACT —…

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…

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How can innovations emerge and grow within a large and complex humanitarian organization like WFP? CODA is WFP’s cloud-based technology that digitizes humanitarian interventions such as…

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The World Food Programme (WFP)’s innovation bootcamps focus on supporting bold solutions that address the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger (SDG 2) by 2030. However, our recent WFP…

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With six decades of innovation under its belt, the World Food Programme (WFP) has an eye for spotting emerging technologies that can have a profound impact on emergency response. So,…

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While the COVID-19 pandemic shook our way of life, it was not the only crisis the  Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) had to deal with — it was just an additional layer to the seven…

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When disaster strikes, a single drone or satellite image can paint a thousand words but convey little about the individual lives turned upside down or the emergency response they need most. Until…