Otto Reichner Chief RMIS (Financial System and Process Support) United Nations World Food Programme Tel: +39.06.6513.2107 Email: Fighting Hunger Worldwide



Part of the United Nations system, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. WFP provides both emergency and developmental food assistance to between 75 and 90 million people every year in more than 70 countries. Around 15,000 people work for the organization, most of them in the field, directly serving the hungry poor.

IATI identifier


Implementation Schedule

Organisations / agencies covered

The data covers 100 % of World Food Programme's project activities.

Timeliness of Data

Data is published and updated on a monthly basis.

Frequency of publication


Frequency of publication (extra comments)

In June 2013 WFP became the 150th IATI publisher. Initially we published on a quarterly basis. Since 2014 we moved to monthly publications.

Units of Aid

Activities do represent our projects.

Segmentation of Published Data

Initially, data was published in a single file. In 2015 we started to publish data by region.

Data Definitions and References


Field Exclusions

WFP does not currently publish the following: Other activity identifiers (including donor reference), Activity Title (in recipient's language), Policy Markers. We will evaluate if this data can be made available in the future without incurring prohibitive cost.

Record Exclusions

All active projects are fully covered. We also report historical data, but only starting from 01.01.2010.


no specific tresholds applied

Other Constraints

Initially we have published all major activity attributes and expenditures. Within 2013 we plan to publish activity budgets and incoming funds as well as some additional activity data (e.g. results).

Data Quality

High quality data from operational financial and budgetary systems is used.

User Interface


User Interface Website