WFP Logistics & Academic Institutions
"The partnership between WFP Logistics and Georgia Tech has been very valuable in ensuring excellence in developments to WFP's supply chain. Students and faculty members from Georgia Tech work closely with WFP to proactively identify areas where efficiencies can be gained, to evaluate potential systems, and to implement and shape current projects." - Professor Ozlem, Georgia Institute of Technology
WFP combines knowledge and experience from across the humanitarian community, the private sector as well as Universities. Collaboration with academic institutions offers a great platform to apply the latest research in the field of supply chain management and logistics -- applied to real life humanitarian challenges. To this end, WFP has collaborated with specialized and high calibre academic institutions including:
- MIT, USA
- Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
- Porto University, Portugal
- Tilburg University, Holland
Such diversity facilitates innovative ways of working and seeks to constantly strengthen the logistics expertise of WFP that resonates throughout the aid community.