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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...

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...

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...

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...

Philippines - Emergency Food Security Assessment in Mindanao, November 2007

The findings of this report indicate that structural issues have caused a chronic food insecurity situation in Mindanao. The results of the assessment show that 26 percent of the interviewed...

Sri Lanka - Returnees Food Security Assessment in Batticaloa District, November 2007

This Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) was conducted over two weeks in November 2007, five months after the large scale return process started in Batticaloa district.

Dominican Republic - Evaluacion de la seguridad alimentaria en las areas afectadas por la tormenta, November 2007

This report was taken in order to make an initial estimate of the impact on the availability, access and use of food for the population affected by floods and other events caused by the passage of...

Thematic Evaluation of School Feeding in Emergencies

Recently, development organizations working with different mandates have joined efforts to promote quality education for those in situations of emergencies, chronic crisis and early reconstruction,...

Mid-Term Evaluation of the WFP India Country Programme ( 2003-2007)

Since 1963, WFP has provided over US$1 billion in food and development assistance to India, including US$345 million to the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), and supported over 70...