Challenges for Food Aid in Conflict Situations

January 1999 | Mary B. Anderson and Marshall Wallace

Suggested Citation: Anderson, Mary B., and Marshall Wallace. Challenges for Food Aid in Conflict Situations. Cambridge, MA: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, 1999.

Theft is the most widely recognized process by which aid can feed into conflict, and is an issue of particular relevance to food providers.

This paper outlines some of the practical lessons learned about theft and how aid providers can reduce it to mitigate its impact upon conflict.