Resource Library

  • Enabling and Equipping Women to Improve Nutrition

    March 1, 2012

    Gender inequality is linked to higher rates of child mortality and malnutrition. Improvements in women’s access to resources, education, and ability to make independent decisions are critical to nutrition.

  • Linking Nutrition and Health: Progress and Opportunities

    February 1, 2012

    Good nutrition in early childhood is critical to human health and development. Increased global efforts on child nutrition reflects more consensus on a set of evidence-based, cost-effective nutrition actions.

  • Improving Food Aid to Improve Maternal and Child Nutrition

    February 1, 2012

    Reducing malnutrition in the 1,000 days between pregnancy and age 2 is critical. The United States, the largest provider of food aid, can improve its quality and better reach malnourished women and children.

  • Making Development Assistance Work Better

    December 1, 2011

    Is aid being delivered in a more effective way? Experience shows that the principles of the Paris Declaration and the Accra Agenda for Action are important to development and should be more fully implemented.

  • Farm Workers and Immigration Policy

    December 1, 2011

    Nearly three-fourths of all U.S.-hired farm workers are immigrants, most unauthorized. They fill low-wage jobs that citizens are reluctant to take. U.S. fruit and vegetable production depends heavily on them. 

  • Rebalancing Act: Updating U.S. Food and Farm Policies | The 2012 Hunger Report

    November 21, 2011

    U.S. farm policies should encourage production of healthy foods. National nutrition programs should do more to ensure that people living in poverty have access to the foods they need for health and learning.

  • Better Foreign Assistance, Fewer Hungry People

    June 1, 2011

    Background Paper

    Produced by Bread for the World Institute

    No. 215

    June 2011

    Better, more effective U.S. poverty-focused development assistance is critical to reducing hunger and poverty...

  • The U.S. Budget: Myths and Realities

    April 1, 2011

    Background Paper

    Produced by Bread for the World Institute

    No. 214

    April-May 2011

    Perhaps the most pervasive “myth” of all surrounding the U.S. budget is that the issues and unfamiliar...

  • Development and Migration in Mexico’s Rural Communities

    February 1, 2011

    Background Paper

    Produced by Bread for the World Institute

    No. 213

    February-March 2011

    Why do people risk their lives crossing the Mexican border, take jobs most Americans won’t do, and...

  • Development and Migration In Rural Mexico

    January 1, 2011

    For comprehensive immigration reform, the United States must acknowledge the links between poverty, inequality, and migration, and work with sending countries to address the sources of unauthorized immigration.