EDWARD CLAY is Director of the Relief and Development Institute in London. Formerly he was a Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, England. He has lived and worked in Bangladesh, India, and Papua New Guinea. He studied for his B.A. degree in economics at Cambridge University and received a D.Phil. degree in economics at the University of Sussex. Recently he has been researching South Asian food policy and food aid.
CRISTINA C. DAVID is an agricultural economist at the International Rice Research Institute. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of the Philippines and her Ph.D. degree from Stanford University. Her research and publications have been concerned with agricultural policy and economics of technological change.
GRAHAM DONALDSON is Division Chief of Operations Evaluation at the World Bank. Before joining the Bank in 1970, he worked for ministries of agriculture in Australia, Britain, and Canada and taught at Wye College in Britain. He holds degrees in agriculture from the University of Sydney and a Ph.D. degree from the University of London.
JUST FAALAND is the Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). In the postwar era he was an economist in the Organization for European Economic Cooperation (OEEC) in Paris in the years of the Marshall Plan. He then joined the