Improving Food Security Emerging Evaluation Lessons
Policy and Operations Evaluation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands
Evaluation Insights Number 5 · January 2012
Evaluation Insights are informal working papers issued by the Network on Development Evaluation of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC). These notes highlight emerging findings and policy messages from evaluations and share insights into the policy and practice of development evaluation.
The renewed interest in food security has translated to an urgent need to understand what interventions are most effective in supporting food security.
To support this process, a systematic review was commissioned, focusing on the impacts of programmes aimed at increasing food production, developing value chains for food products, reforming markets and improving land security.This note summarises the key findings from the systematic review.