Policy / Publications

Key Publications


World Hunger Series 2007: Hunger and Health

Hunger and Health draws on decades of pragmatic experience in alleviating food emergencies, and seeking to break the cycle of poverty and disease. It provides sound policy recommendations for nations and...

Occasional Paper 18 - Cash and Food Transfers: A Primer - Ugo Gentilini (2007)

The objective of this paper is to unpack the various aspects of the long-standing "cash versus food" debate. It does so by mapping out where the controversies lie and argues for a more pragmatic, balanced...

Occasional Paper 17 - Social Protection in the Era of HIV and AIDS - Examining the Role of Food-Based Interventions - K. Greenblott (2007)

The concept of social protection has become the subject of ardent debate among international policy makers and global think tanks. But what exactly does the term social protection mean? Is it different from social...

WFP Annual Report 2007

By the end of 2007, the world was confronted with a new and very different emergency: rising food and fuel prices threatened to push millions more people into hunger, driving up the cost of providing life-saving food...