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IDS Bulletin Vol. 21 Nos. 3

Food Security: an ODA View

Published on 1 July 1990

Summary The usefulness of food security as a specific donor objective must be kept in perspective. Food security issues are best dealt with us a subset of poverty issues more generally; in the longer term, economic growth is the solution to both poverty and hunger. ODA’s country programme planning procedure is flexible enough to incorporate food Security approaches where these are a practical and cost?effective way of designing, targeting and monitoring poverty alleviation efforts.

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Dearden, P. J. and Cassidy, E. M. (1990) Food Security: an ODA View. IDS Bulletin 21(3): 81-83

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