When all people have reliable access to sufficient, affordable, nutritious food to support a healthy life.
An overview of global food security
A widely accepted definition of food security from the Food and Agriculture Organisations of the United Nations.
A summary of the latest data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation on food insecurity around the world.
A map of the prevalence of hunger in the world from the World Food Programme
Sustainable Development Goal 2 on ending hunger by 2030
An article that summarises the prevalence and causes of food insecurity in Australia (written for GPs but a useful general overview).
Variations on the concept of food security
An explanation of ‘food sovereignty’ from La Via Campesina, the international peasant movement.
A summary of the right to food as a human right by Jean Ziegler, who was the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food.
Resources on the right to food from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.
A short video from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations about the causes of food insecurity in Ethiopia in 2016.
A short video from ABC Education about food security and insecurity in Australia.
A short overview from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations regarding the right to food.
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