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Is rural food security primarily associated with smallholder agriculture or with commercial agriculture?: An approach to the case of Mexico using structural equation modeling

J. Mauricio Galeana-Pizaña, Stéphane Couturier, Daniela Figueroa and Aldo Daniel Jiménez

Agricultural Systems, 2021, vol. 190, issue C

Abstract: The challenge of food security has become more relevant in global agendas given growing food demands and the persistence of hunger and undernutrition. Due to the needs for addressing food security, there is considerable interest in identifying major drivers, especially in the case of emerging economies with asymmetric agricultural systems involving smallholder and industrial agriculture.

Keywords: Food self-sufficiency; Food accessibility; Food utilization; Path modeling; Path analysis; Agricultural system; Mexico (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2021.103091

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