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31 Dec 2000 description

By Anna Taylor SCF-UK

Update on the current situation

The last edition of Field Exchange included an account of discussions on how food aid should be targeted in the siege town of Huambo situated in the Plan Alto region of Angola1. The article illustrated that 6 months of discussions took place before consensus could be reached that there were no advantages to targeting food aid as the entire population experienced a very similar degree of food insecurity.

13 Dec 2000 description

Interview with Aldo Ajello

23 Oct 2000 description

by C. Knudsen, A. Mundt & I.W. Zartman

The pre-colonial Angolan conflict
Past attempts and failures to mediate
The Bicesse accords
Redirection and redefinition at Lusaka
Looking back, moving forward
Conclusion & Notes


01 Jul 2000 description

By Sophie Baquet and Michelle van Herp

Sophie Baquet is the headquarter nutritionist in MSF Belgium and Michel van Herp, Headquarters epidemiologist in MSF Belgium. This article is based on field visits to Kuito between August 1999 and March 2000 and from field reports. There is also a contribution from Jeremy Shoham based on a recent review of pellagra in emergencies carried out on behalf of WHO.

01 Jul 2000 description

By Lola Goselow

This article is based on a field trip made by Lola Gostelow (SCF HQ emergency advisor) to the SCF programme in Huambo province, Angola in November 1999. The aim of the visit was to review activities and future plans as well as work with the team on technical aspects of the food and nutrition programme. The article provides a snapshot description of SCF's emergency food and Nutrition intervention at the time. It also shows how mid-term programme reviews can strengthen interventions.