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

Hunger is prevailing. In a world where we produce enough food to feed everyone, 811 million people still go to bed…

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 Program!

By Carlos Paniagua Ferrari

The outbreaks of infectious diseases in recent years, including the COVID-19 pandemic, are taking a devastating toll on…

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 helpline in June at the request of the country’s Ministry of Health.

By Elizabeth Millership

The prefabricated unit containing the only dedicated…

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

By Natalie Magee

There is nothing more exciting than embarking on the journey of establishing a community and these top five tips will help you get your community off to the…

In conversation on Innovation
with Lauren Landis and Bernhard Kowatsch

Alongside the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, we sat down with Bernhard Kowatsch, Head of the WFP Innovation Accelerator, and Lauren Landis, Representative & Country Director for WFP Kenya for a conversation around the latest collaboration and investment dedicated to scaling innovation in Kenya.

Interview by Sandra…

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.

By Michelle Joseph & Andrea Kobor

Since 2018, the WFP Innovation Accelerator has provided innovation journeys for innovation teams selected for the Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) Program, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The Gates foundation launched its first ever Grand Challenge focused on education in…

WFP Innovation Accelerator

Sourcing, supporting and scaling high-impact innovations to disrupt hunger.

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