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WFP and Urban Safety Nets

The World Food Programme (WFP) is working with governments at all levels to maximize food security and nutrition through safety net programmes, including in urban environments.

This two-pager explains why urban safety nets are important, what the challenges of urban safety nets are, and what WFP's role in urban safety nets is. Citing the examples of Ecuador, the Philippines and Lebanon, it explains how show WFP managed to support or scale up national social protection systems.