International Food Security Assessment, 2011-21
by Shahla Shapouri, Stacey Rosen
, Sharad Tandon
, Fred Gale
, Lisa Mancino
, and Junfei Bai
Outlook No. (GFA-22) 64 pp, July 2011
The number of food-insecure people in developing countries is estimated to decline about by 9 million, from 861 million in 2010 to 852 million in 2011 and the number is projected to decline by 16 percent, or nearly 140 million over the next decade. Food security in Asia and the Latin America and the Caribbean region is projected to improve, whereas food security in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to deteriorate. Food-insecure people are defined as those consuming less than the nutritional target of roughly 2,100 calories per day per person.
Keywords: Food security, commodity prices, production, commercial imports, export earnings, food aid, calories, protein, energy, fat, sugar, diet, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
In this publication...
- Report summary, 222 kb | HTML
- Entire Document, 3,385 kb
- North Africa—Country Statistical Tables for North Africa, (supporting data), 361 kb
- Sub-Saharan Africa—Country Statistical Tables for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), (supporting data), 1,727 kb
- Asia—Country Statistical Tables for Asia (supporting data), 2,355 kb
- Latin America and the Caribbean—Country Statistical Tables for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) (supporting data), 992 kb
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