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close this bookTackling Hunger in a World Full of Food: Tasks Ahead for Food Aid (WFP)
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close this folder1. Food security: sustaining people
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentTimes of plenty do not rule out hunger
View the documentHumanitarian crises and acute hunger
View the documentHunger within the household
View the documentThe chronically poor and hungry
View the documentThe geography of hunger
close this folder2. The first goal of food aid: saving life
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View the documentThe damage wrought by crises
View the documentFood aid in emergencies
View the documentRehabilitation and crisis prevention
close this folder3. Sustaining and enhancing lives
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View the documentHunger constrains human development
View the documentThe key role of women in food security
close this folder4. Chronic hunger and weak markets
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View the documentThe case for food aid
View the documentFood aid in support of agriculture and income generation
View the documentMarket-friendly food aid
close this folder5. The evolving nature of food aid and future needs
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View the documentA focus on hungry people, especially in emergencies
View the documentA focus on food-deficit countries
View the documentMore targeted interventions
View the documentDeclining food aid supply
View the documentProjections of food aid requirements
close this folder6. Tasks ahead
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View the documentSaving life, rebuilding livelihoods
View the documentAttacking hunger from birth
View the documentAiding people to gain access to food
View the documentA sharper focus for the future
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View the documentTABLE 2: FOOD AID SHIPMENTS (CEREALS) BY CATEGORY, 1975/76-1995/96
View the documentTABLE 5: FOOD AID AND PRICES, 1971/72 - 1995/96
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View the documentFigure 1: Types, Regions and Dimensions of Hunger
View the documentFigure 2: Food Aid Shipments (Cereals) by Category, 1975/76 - 1994/95
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