Who are the world’s food insecure? Identifying the risk factors of food insecurity around the world

by Michael D. Smith and Birgit Meade

Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Whelan, former WHES board member

USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) reports on FAO’s new Food Insecurity Experience Scale, which is modeled on ERS’s U.S. Household Food Security Survey Module.

 

 

 

 

 

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  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
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