WFP partners with Silicon Valley experts to accelerate innovations aiming to #DisruptHunger globally

Jeremy Neuner, Head of Launchpad, takes the Early Stage Start-Up teams through some design thinking at the Google Developer’s Launchpad space.
Elisa Omodei, data scientist and predictive analytics lead, pitches WFP’s new AI-powered early stage project, HungerMapLive; an interactive dashboard that tracks and predicts food crises in near real-time.
The GrainMate team from Ghana wins “Most Impactful Pitch,” accompanied by jury lead Jaleh Daie, founder of AgFood Tech, Band of Angels (left), and Bernhard Kowatsch, head of WFP Innovation Accelerator (right).
The team from the EMPACT scale-up project meets with potential investors to discuss opportunities to grow this far reaching project that empowers youth with digital skills and prepares them for the future of work.
Group photo of the teams and partners of the WFP Innovation Accelerator Bootcamp — Silicon Valley Edition!

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WFP Innovation Accelerator

WFP Innovation Accelerator

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