Published Studies

This page includes publications from individual clinical trials testing food aid products, and reports and evaluations from programs using food aid products. These resources are tagged according to country, nutritional problem studied, intervention used, study type, year, and author. If relevant to more than one category, the document appears in both categories. New resources are added regularly according to search criteria and standards developed by REFINE.

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Caulfield, L. E., Huffman, S. L., Piwoz, E. G.. "Interventions to improve intake of complementary foods by infants 6 to 12 months of age in developing countries: impact on growth and on the prevalence of malnutrition and potential contribution to child survival ." Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2 , no. 2 (1999) : 183-200
Study Interventions
  • Not Described
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
  • Efficacy
  • Use
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • MAM
Thakwalakwa, C. M., Ashorn, P., Phuka, J. C., Cheung, Y. B., Briend, A., Maleta, K. M.. "Impact of lipid-based nutrient supplements and corn-soy blend on energy and nutrient intake among moderately underweight 8-18-month-old children participating in a clinical trial.  ." Maternal & Child Nutrition 11 , no. S4 (2015) : 144-150
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
Research Gaps
  • Efficacy
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • MAM
Zeweter Abebe , Gulelat Desse Haki, Kaleab Baye. "." Maternal and Child Nutrition 14 , no. 1 (2017)
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
  • Other
Research Gaps
  • Efficacy
  • Use
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted