Food Security and Nutrition in the Context of the Global Nutrition Transition
This paper presents the conceptual linkages between food security and nutrition and reviews data on the associations between experience-based measures of food insecurity and nutritional status outcomes in countries at different stages of the nutrition transition. This paper was commissioned by FAO through the project Voices of the Hungry (VoH). VoH collects information on food insecurity (restricted food access) as experienced by individuals in over 140 countries using the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES).
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