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Food Security and Food Aid Distribution

by Shahla Shapouri and Stacey Rosen

Agriculture Information Bulletin No. (AIB-765-4) 2 pp, April 2001

This briefing paper examines the effectiveness of food aid in reducing transitory and emergency food insecurity. Global demand for food aid is outpacing supply and any improvement in food aid distribution systems could improve food security of the lower income countries.

Keywords: Food security, food aid, food aid distribution, emergency needs, donors

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Last updated: Friday, April 19, 2013

For more information contact: Shahla Shapouri and Stacey Rosen

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