Operations research

how it can strengthen food-aid programmes

Marie T. Ruel
linking research and action: strengthening food assistance and food policy research -- ifpri/wfp brief

Given the large amount of funds allocated to food-assisted Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) programmes. . .it is critical to improve their effectiveness. Operations research holds promise for helping achieve this goal. Effective programmes, in turn, can help accelerate progress toward improved child nutrition, health, and survival.” -- from Text