food insecurity

food insecurity

anxiety concerning availability of sufficient nutritional resources; a possible psychological contributor to obesity.
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The study reinforces the critical role that SNAP plays not just improving food insecurity but also providing long-term health, education and economic benefits.
food agencies Wednesday warned that 46 percent of the population from eight regions of Madagascar is food insecure, including 450,000 people who face chronic food insecurity.
The number of people in Afghanistan resorting to selling land or turning to friends or family for help because of food insecurity has doubled in the last year, according to a joint report released Thursday by the United Nations and partner agencies.
In humanitarian emergencies, WFP focuses on providing food assistance to reduce acute malnutrition and food insecurity, and to protect livelihoods.
TOP counties with the highest food insecurity rates
Conflicts and protracted crises are the main drivers of food insecurity in the region," Said AbdessalamOuld Ahmed, FAO Assistant Director- General and Regional Representative for the Near East and North Africa Region.
This was stated in a conference for the annual report on the State of Food Insecurity Near East and North Africa on Wednesday in Cairo.
May 16, 2015 (JUBA) -- As the South Sudanese conflict continues displacing thousands of people, food insecurity remains a serious concern, a new crop and food security report indicates.
Addressing ongoing eight-day International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) PhD Workshop 2015 arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, he said that the loss in agricultural productivity will further aggravate the poverty and the food insecurity.
9%) in food insecurity over the 10-year period 1999-2008.
3) Lack of federal leadership and a high prevalence of food insecurity in Canada is particularly alarming given the health consequences associated with food insecurity, such as increased chronic conditions among adults (4) and negative psychosocial and academic outcomes among children.
We need to prevent acute malnutrition and food insecurity from becoming a norm in West Africa", said Stylianides in a statement.

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