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Food aid and trade food security master cd iuss university of pavia 2008 09 paola fava maria elena ladron de guevara prakash sharma 23 april 2009

International Master Programme in Cooperation and Development

Food Aid and TradeFood Security Master CD, IUSS, University of Pavia, 2008/09Paola FavaMaria Elena Ladron de Guevara Prakash Sharma23 April, 2009


Food aid and trade food security master cd iuss university of pavia 2008 09 paola fava maria elena ladron de guevara prakash sharma 23 april 2009

International Master Programme in Cooperation and Development

Food Aid has been one of the ways to solve food insecurity problems

over the last60 years

840 million undernourished people in the world


Food aid types

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Food aid: types

  • Program

    • In-kind aid

    • Government to government transfer

  • Project

    • As part of a specific project

  • Relief or Emergency

    • Distributed in emergency situations

    • Countries facing chronic food insecurity


Main donors involved

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Main donors involved


Reasons for receiving food aid

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Reasons for receiving Food Aid

  • Hunger?

  • Political

  • Economical

  • Commodity Surplus: (i.e. CSSD)


The process

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The process

  • Distribution

    • Big U.S. shipping companies involved

  • Major commodities used as Food Aid

    • Cereals (90%)

    • Rice

    • Course grains


Food prices

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Food Prices

  • Inverse relationship


How does food aid affect trade

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How does Food Aid affect trade?

  • Emergency Food Aid

    -Limited effect

  • Food aid can replace commercial imports


It can destabilize local markets

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Dumping

- Undercuts local farmers

Prices fall:

Benefits food buyers

Create new tastes and markets

It can destabilize local markets


Food aid concerns

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Food Aid Concerns

  • Donor-driven system (promotes domestic interests)

  • Can create dependency

  • Food Aid management (corruption)


Food aid and trade food security master cd iuss university of pavia 2008 09 paola fava maria elena ladron de guevara prakash sharma 23 april 2009

International Master Programme in Cooperation and Development

Our thoughts..

  • Food Aid is not one of the solutions to food insecurity

  • Paradox: over 50% of people suffering from hunger are smallholder farmers


Possibilities

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Possibilities

  • Weather-resistant seeds

  • Encourage transparency within governments

  • The usage of local markets

  • Food diversity

  • Financing research for sustainable approaches and infrastructure


Thank you

International Master Programme in Cooperation and Development

Thank you!


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