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Senior Research Fellow / Country Representative, IFPRI Bangladesh
Development assistance in the form of food-assisted maternal and child health and nutrition can play an important role in protecting poor families from economic or health shocks in vulnerable countries such as Burundi.
To maximize the impact such nutritional interventions can have on a child's linear growth, research shows they should target the entire period from conception to a child's second birthday.
Despite the trend toward cash transfers, many countries retain a mix of food assistance programs.
U.S. agricultural trade policies contain many distortions that work against developing countries. What are the prospects for reform?
Despite the shift to distribute food aid via cash transfers, they are not a one-size-fits-all solution, a new World Bank report suggests.
The World Food Programme's aid spending has more than doubled since 2009. Participants at an IFPRI event discuss what that means for the future of food assistance.
Nancy Roman of the Partnership for a Healthier America on how to reform America's food assistance programs.