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Reports & Publications

Through a commitment to quality research, World Food Program USA shapes policy on key international food security and humanitarian issues.

Featured Reports

Climate Change, Food Security and Humanitarian Emergencies

The impacts of climate change are threatening a complex global food system that is already struggling to meet the needs of a growing and changing population. This report outlines the people and places that are most effected and what we must do to help them.

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Photo: WFP/Giulio d'Adamo Climate Change and Food Security: A Test of U.S. Leadership in a Fragile World

This CSIS global food security project brief, co-authored by our sr. director of public policy, Dr. Chase Sova, discusses the threat climate change poses to global food security, and its potential consequences to humanity.

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Winning the Peace: Hunger and Instability

Winning the Peace examines what can happen when people do not have enough food at a time when more than 20 million stand on the brink of starvation. This report is among the most in-depth reviews of research on the link between food insecurity and instability ever produced.

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Humanitarian Crisis Report

A dramatic increase in protracted conflict and displacement combined with an ever-increasing number of natural disasters has resulted in widespread human suffering. Explore the recommendations designed to better meet the needs of the people affected by the growing number of crises.

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From examining the links between hunger and global instability to analyzing the U.S. government’s global food security support, read more about our work in these publications.

Featured Op-Eds
Photo: WFP/George Fominyen School Meals Funding Is an Invaluable Investment in Humanity

Hungry children do not build prosperous economies or peaceful societies. School meals represent one of the most affordable and effective investments we can ever make in humanity.

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Photo: AP/Anupam Nath The Private Sector Can Play a Role in Easing World Hunger

Mark Kennedy, chairman of the Economic Club of Minnesota, and Rick Leach, WFP USA CEO, explain how the private sector and charities can work together.

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Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: Hunger in Latin America

What can be done to get progress in Latin America back on track? Andy Jarvis, a data scientist at CIAT, and Chase Sova, sr. director of public policy at WFP USA weigh in.

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