WFP’s COVID-19 Fast Track: Sourcing humanitarian innovation at speed and scale

Retail in a Box in Masquil Alto, Mozambique. Photo: WFP/Nuno Pedro.

A fast track through uncertainty

More than 60 percent of South Sudan’s population are increasingly hungry during the pandemic. Photo: WFP/Gabriela Vivacqua.

COVID-19 Fast Track in South Sudan

The new face of hunger required us to innovate at speed and scale

Retail in a Box

Retail in a Box brings pop-up stores to communities in need while observing COVID-19 safety practices. Photo: WFP/Nalifa Mehelin, Retail in a Box in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

Cockpit

WFP‘s school feeding programme in South Sudan, in collaboration with the Ministry of General Education and Instruction, provides regular and nutritious meals to thousands of school children. Photo: WFP/Gabriela Vivacqua.

Rainmaker

Rainmaker provides solar-powered water pumps and services to improve water security and food production in South Sudan. Photo: WFP/Bak Ngor (left); WFP/Mathok Kur (right).

Learn more about the innovations and technology allowing WFP to maintain operations and to step up to COVID-19:

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

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