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Publications List


Southern Africa - Informal Cross Border Food Trade, 2007

These reports are based on data collected by a network of border monitors based at selected border points. Borders throughout the region have been surveyed and the most active and important borders...

Nepal - Crop Situation Update, 2007

The WFP Food Security Monitoring and Analysis System (FSMAS) is continuously surveying many of Nepal’s districts to update information on the crop situation, rainfall patterns, market...

Namibia - Community and Household Surveillance (CHS), 2007

The Community and Household Surveillance (CHS) was designed by WFP and partners as a system in the southern Africa region to monitor outcomes of the food assistance programmes as well as to monitor...

Myanmar - Household Food Basket Bulletin, 2007

These bulletins assess the ability of poor and vulnerable households in selected areas in Myanmar to meet their basic food needs. These bulletins are produced by the Vulnerability Analysis and...

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis, December 2007

This is the first country-wide food security study undertaken in rural Lao PDR. It provides WFP and its partners with a good understanding of the nature and extent of rural food insecurity and...

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

This report presents the outcome of the mid-term evaluation of the India Country Programme (2003–2007), which aims to support India’s efforts to reduce vulnerability, eliminate hunger and...

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 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...