By Jennifer Clapp & Stuart Clark (2015)

Miss a meal and you may feel virtuous. But miss ten meals and food becomes the only thing that matters. This is the reality for people caught in emergencies that deprive them of food – and why food assistance (food aid) has long been one of the most widely supported aspects of international assistance. Since the 1950s, countries with large surpluses of grain – notably the United States, Canada, and Australia – became regular donors of food aid… For more read the embedded article or download.