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Aid to agriculture, rural development and food security: Summary of key findings

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Written by John Howell, Emily Darko

This report presents a summary of key findings from a study which analyses development assistance to agriculture, rural development (ARD) and food security.  It focuses on the quality of aid measurement and investigates the extent to which aid data provides an accurate indication of policy priorities and the changing policy context for ARD and aid more generally, and a useful basis for planning, accountability and analysis.

By improving the understanding and handling of aidflows to ARD and food security, the study aims tocontribute to strengthening transparency, accountabilityand the effectiveness of aid in this policy domain.

Lídia Cabral, John Howell, Geraldine Baudienville, Emily Darko, Mike Wales, Matthew Geddes, Sam Moon, Heidi Tavakoli, Michelle Remme, Rene Mendoza and Jessica Sloan