The World’s Largest Humanitarian Agency

The Transformation of the UN World Food Programme and of Food Aid

  • Authors
  • D. John Shaw

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. D. John Shaw
    Pages 1-51
  3. D. John Shaw
    Pages 143-229
  4. D. John Shaw
    Pages 262-314
  5. D. John Shaw
    Pages 315-365
  6. D. John Shaw
    Pages 366-369
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 370-429

About this book


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.


Ahead anatomy complex development disaster emergency food formation Historical Background Natural project projects transformation UN

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