Food Assistance & Nutrition Research Program No. (FANRR-11-2) 127 pp

August 2001

Second Food Security Measurement and Research Conference, Volume II: Papers

The Second Food Security Measurement and Research Conference (February 23-24, 1999) was co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service and Economic Research Service and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Center for Health Statistics. The conference was part of an ongoing program of Federal food security research, the goal of which has been to establish a stable measurement strategy to assess annually the food security status of the U.S. population. This report is Volume II of a two-volume set and contains a set of research papers that conference participants prepared to provide further detail on the content and findings of some research presented at the conference.

Keywords: food security, hunger, food assistance, nutrition monitoring

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