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On the Edge: The Role of Food-based Safety Nets in Helping Vulnerable Households Manage Food Insecurity

  • Brown, Lynn
  • Gentilini, Ugo

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number RP2006/111.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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