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The World's Largest Humanitarian Agency

D. Shaw
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Beschreibung

This book focuses on the transformation of the WFP into the world's largest humanitarian agency, providing an in-depth account of responses to increasingly large and complex natural and man-made disasters. It examines food aid and looks to the new modalities that are required to make food more available to those in dire need.

Autorentext
D. JOHN SHAW was associated with the UN World Food Programme for over thirty years, almost from the start of its operations in 1963, latterly as Economic Adviser and Chief, Policy Affairs Service. He was also consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the World Bank. Previously, he was a postgraduate in Agricultural Economics at the University of Oxford, UK, Senior Lecturer in Rural Economy at the University of Khartoum, Sudan, and fellow in Agricultural Economics and founder member of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. He wrote extensively on development, food security and food aid issues and now serves on the International Editorial Board of the Journal Food Policy.

Klappentext

This book focuses on the transformation of the WFP into the world's largest humanitarian agency, providing an in-depth account of responses to increasingly large and complex natural and man-made disasters. It examines food aid and looks to the new modalities that are required to make food more available to those in dire need.



Inhalt
Introduction Historical Background From Development Projects to Emergency Operations: Tipping Points in WFP's Transformation  Emergency Assistance: Transformation Accomplished  Anatomy of WFP Emergency Operations Associated Development Programmes and Projects Transforming Food Aid The Way Ahead: Opportunities and Challenges

Produktinformationen

Titel: The World's Largest Humanitarian Agency
Untertitel: The Transformation of the UN World Food Programme and of Food Aid
Autor:
D. Shaw
EAN: 9780230316713
ISBN: 978-0-230-31671-3
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Wirtschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 429
Veröffentlichung: 19.07.2011
Jahr: 2011
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 3.2 MB