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close this bookTackling Hunger in a World Full of Food: Tasks Ahead for Food Aid (WFP)
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The hungry are by-passed by mainstream development
4.1 The chronically hungry are typically by-passed by mainstream development initiatives and unable to benefit fully from the market. To attain sustainable food security they require better access to productive resources, credit, social services, market outlets, and decision-making authority. But, before they can reach that point their current hunger has to be tackled.