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This report assesses food security in 70 developing countries in several regions, including Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The report estimates that in 2002, there was a "much higher number of hungry people in Asia" than in SSA. However, it warns that "the situation is expected to reverse...
This report outlines the food security situation for 67 low-income countries based on data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the World Bank. The document points out that food security in the 67 countries deteriorated in 2001 relative to estimates in 2000. The deterioration can be contributed...
This report outlines the food security situation for 67 low-income countries based on data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the World Bank. The document points out that food security in the 67 countries deteriorated in 2001 relative to estimates in 2000. The deterioration can be contributed...
This report assesses food security in 70 developing countries in several regions, including Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The report estimates that in 2002, there was a "much higher number of hungry people in Asia" than in SSA. However, it warns that "the situation is expected to reverse...
The University of California, Riverside, United States, holds a collection of 6,000 cowpea, or black-eyed pea, samples - the largest in the world. Cowpeas are a major food source worldwide, with West Africa leading world production. The cowpea is known for its ability to grow in difficult conditions....
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (ERS) has published seven short issue papers that address how food security throughout the world is affected by factors like trade liberalization, income distribution, and natural resources. The issue papers include "Food Security Assessment:...
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced that "Biodiversity for Food Security" will be the theme of this year's World Food Day, to be celebrated on October 16, 2004. About three-quarters of the genetic diversity found in agricultural crops has been lost over the last...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (ERS) has published seven short issue papers that address how food security throughout the world is affected by factors like trade liberalization, income distribution, and natural resources. The issue papers include "Food Security Assessment:...
The Global Food Security Index, which examines food security comprehensively across three internationally established dimensions – affordability, availability, and quality and safety – was released this week. The index was designed and constructed by the Economist Intelligence Unit and is sponsored by...
A new journal called Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food was launched in February of this year. The foreword in the inaugural issue is authored by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug. Authors of other articles include Per Pinsturp-Anderson,...