Nutrition and food aid -- different modalities, different impacts

lessons from Ethiopia

Agnes R. Quisumbing
linking research and action: strengthening food assistance and food policy research -- ifpri/wfp brief

Both food for work and free distributiona are reaching poor and vulnerable households ahd have a positive direct impact on weight-for-height. The benefits of the programmes vary depending on the sex of the child, and at times, the sex of the recipient.