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Copenhagen Consensus 2008 Challenge Paper: Hunger and Malnutrition

The Challenge paper does a very good job of presenting the major malnutrition problems facing the developing world and then discussing the different interventions that have been typically deployed to address these problems. The paper pulls together data on the cost-effectiveness of various nutritional interventions from the literature, and then calculates benefit-cost ratios for these interventions under alternative assumptions about the discount rate and disability-adjusted life years (DALY) saved.

Nutrition and Food Security Impacts of Agriculture Projects. A Review of Experience

Author: J. Levinson, USAID's Infant & Young Child Nutrition Project (IYCN)

Publication Date: 2011

This document summarizes IYCN’s review of more than 30 years of studies examining food security and nutrition impacts of agricultural projects in low-income countries.