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Occasional Paper 19 - Agricultural Development and Nutrition: the Policies behind China’s Success - J. Huang and S. Rozelle

China’s success in economic development is nothing short of extraordinary and has been the subject of countless studies. Relatively little attention, however, has been paid to the fundamental...

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...

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...

Occasional Paper 15 - Widening the 'Window of Hope' - Using Food Aid to Improve Access to Education for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Sub-Saharan Africa - R. Landis (2004)

We hear it over and over. It seems as though every new report released, every article published and every speech delivered, decries the fact that a generation of development gains is being wiped out...

Occasional Paper 14 - Food as Aid: Trends, Needs and Challenges in the 21st Century - Patrick Webb

This paper reviews trends and issues in food aid from the 1980s through to the early 2000s.  It highlights key changes during that period and potential influences on the coming years.  The...