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3 May 2013

An Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Food Security

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Food security exists when all people, at all times, 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 – 1996 World Food Summit.

The FAO produced this 3-page practical guide gives a brief overview of food security concepts.  Its a few years old but still serves as a revevant factsheet for the basic concepts of food security.

Download the factsheet

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