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Food Security Assessment: Regional Overview

by Shahla Shapouri and Stacey Rosen

Agriculture Information Bulletin No. (AIB-765-1) 1 pp, April 2001

This briefing paper covers 67 low-income countries in five regions. Sub-Saharan Africa is identified as the most vulnerable region: with only 25 percent of the population in the 67 countries, its nutritional needs account for 65 percent of the total for all countries.

Keywords: Food security, Sub-Saharan Africa, nutritional needs, agricultural production, projection

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Last updated: Friday, April 19, 2013

For more information contact: Shahla Shapouri and Stacey Rosen