Policy Papers

  • 16.09.2000

    The pros and cons of food aid from a Ukrainian perspective


    Food aid has been an important form of assistance to reduce food shortages in developing and some transition countries. Food aid is made possible by large agricultural surpluses that are produced in major food producing and exporting countries, such as the United States. Humanitarian aid is a normal response to inadequate food supply and undernourishment in less fortunate countries. With growing practical experience, food aid has been increasingly used in a way that is specifically designed to foster development and change.

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