Archived information

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact us to request a format other than those available.

Review of the World Food Programme's Humanitarian Assistance and Development Effectiveness

This report presents a review of the humanitarian and development effectiveness of the World Food Programme (WFP). WFP is both a humanitarian and development United Nations agency. It is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. In emergencies, it distributes food where it is needed to save the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After the cause of the emergency passes, it focuses on development, using food to help communities rebuild their lives.

The purpose of this review is to provide an independent, evidence-based assessment of the humanitarian and development effectiveness of WFP. The review was based on the content of 52 WFP evaluations published between 2006 and 2011.

Through this review, CIDA learned that:

Date Modified: