Food security of developing countries expected to improve through 2026 as food prices fall and incomes rise

by Stacey Rosen, Karen Thome, and Birgit Meade

Photo: World Food Programme/Ricardo Franco

According to price projections from USDA Agricultural Projections to 2025 and income projections from ERS’s International Macroeconomic Data Set, food prices will drop and income levels will rise over the next decade. Under these assumptions, model results suggest improvements in food security through 2026 for 76 low- and middle-income countries