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World Food Program

  • By: Patrick Webb
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The World Food Program (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian organization. A relative newcomer to the UN family of organizations, WFP was established in 1961 as a specialized agency focused on the delivery of food aid.

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