Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Reports Database

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In 1998, Congress provided funds to the Economic Research Service (ERS)—the primary source of economic information and research in USDA—to study and evaluate the Nation’s domestic food and nutrition assistance programs to meet the needs of USDA, Congress, program managers, program participants, the research community, and the public at large. To address this diverse group, ERS developed an integrated program of intramural and extramural research through the Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program (FANRP) to carry out this activity. Using a strong economic framework to guide the research, FANRP sponsored more than 1,100 publications on a wide range of topics related to food and nutrition assistance. The last year of FANRP program funding was 2010. An archive of publications funded with FANRP funded research can be found in the FANRP Reports Database. The database was last updated in 2018.

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