TitleBeyond relief. Food security in protracted crises
Year2008
ISBN9789251055892
Job NumberA0778/E
Number in series0
Series title
LanguageEn
Number of pages272
Price US$ -
Co-published with, and available form, Practical Action Publishing, UK. In many countries, prolonged conflicts result in food emergencies that recur over years or even decades. Initial humanitarian relief efforts are rarely replaced by programmes that offer a longer-term perspective on food security. This book provides examples of opportunities to bridge the gap between emergency relief and longer term developmental approaches, which can help us rethink how to support food security in protracted crises. Somalia, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo have all been affected by severe protracted crises. For the first time, evidence and in-depth analysis from these countries sheds light on how to support the livelihoods of local populations. Using concrete examples, Beyond Relief demonstrates how food security means different things in different contexts while also advocating a crosscutting learning process for longer-term approaches to protracted crisis. This collection is essential reading for donors, policymakers, NGO workers and researchers working on food security. ORDER FROM PRACTICAL ACTION PUBLISHING - http://practicalactionpublishing.org/
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