Floods, food assistance, and food markets in Bangladesh

coping with a national emergency

The synergy between food assistance and market development contributed to avoiding a food-price crisis. In addition to being well targeted, timely, and efficiently administered, food assistance needs to reach the vulnerable in sufficient amounts and maintain a long enough presence to address their needs in the medium as well as the short term.

Author: 
del Ninno, Carlo
Dorosh, Paul A.
Smith, Lisa C.
Roy, Dilip K.
Published date: 
2003
Publisher: 
World Food Programme (WFP)
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