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Reports & Publications

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

Featured Reports

Resourcing Report: The World in 2017

In a world of increasing insecurity and need, this WFP USA report looks at the U.S. Government’s ongoing support of the WFP and the growing financial backing from many donor countries.

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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.

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Featured Op-Eds

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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Photo: WFP/Carlos Diago Opinion: Investment in Food Security Is an Investment in Global Stability. Here's Why.

WFP USA CEO Rick Leach and sr. director of public policy Chase Sova explain why unchecked food insecurity and growing poverty can produce deteriorating security and stability.

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