food insecurity

food insecurity

anxiety concerning availability of sufficient nutritional resources; a possible psychological contributor to obesity.
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Her research focuses on domestic and international food insecurity.
Food Insecurity and Violent Conflict, a paper released by the WFP, analyses the link between food insecurity and conflict- both political and violent.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation, a United States-based car rental company, has donated USD65,000 to The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to address food insecurity in Los Angeles.
9 (Petra) --Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.
She introduced a positively received Private Member's Bill calling for the Government to monitor and report on food insecurity in the Commons last Wednesday.
Specifically, CCEAL has found that a large percentage of men of color are exposed to acute levels of food insecurity.
The problem varied by geography as well, with food insecurity rates ranging from about 3 percent in North Dakota to more than 15 percent in Louisiana.
The seminar was part of the activities being organized by Oxfam in Pakistan to celebrate GROW week to raise awareness about climate change, food insecurity and the importance of agriculture and rural development.
RAWALPINDI -- A seminar to raise awareness about climate change, food insecurity and importance of agriculture and rural development was held here at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University (PMAS-AAUR) Tuesday.
Food insecurity is linked to several physical and mental health problems, such as poor self-reported health, poor diet quality, obesity, diabetes, depression and anxiety (Gundersen and Ziliak 2015; Seligman and Schillinger 2010).
With food insecurity on the rise, people often have to resort to cutting meals, taking their children out of school or cutting health care expenses.
We know through our work that countries with the highest levels of food insecurity are also those most affected by conflict," said FAO Director-General Jos Graziano Da Silva.

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