Food Insecurity

2016 Topic: Food Insecurity

Food insecurity exists when people do not have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life”. ( World Food Summit, 1996). Food insecurity has emerged as a global crisis following the global economic meltdown.1 According to the 2004 report of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on the state of food insecurity in the world, more than 814 million people in developing countries are undernourished.

Details regarding Food insecurity can be further investigated through our following theme guide:

 2016 CalWHO Theme Guide: Food Insecurity