2013 Global hunger index: The challenge of hunger: Building resilience to achieve food and nutrition security
Klaus von Grebmer (),
Derek Headey (),
Constanze von Oppeln,
Christophe Béné and
Lawrence James Haddad
No 79, Issue briefs from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report-the eighth in an annual series- presents a multidimensional measure of national, regional, and global hunger. It shows that the world has made some progress in reducing hunger since 1990, but still has far to go. The 2013 GHI report focuses on resilience in theory and in practice. The relief and development communities have long struggled to understand why some people fare better than others when confronting stresses or shocks. Given that world hunger remains “serious” according to the index, resilience-building efforts are much needed to help poor and vulnerable people cope with hunger seasons, droughts, and other natural and manmade disasters both short-term and long-term. Building resilience will involve boosting food and nutrition security. In order to achieve that goal, the humanitarian and development communities must work together.
Keywords: Developing countries; Food availability; food crises; food crisis; Food prices; food security; Nutrition security; Nutrition; malnutrition; undernourishment; Hunger; Undernutrition; Mortality; Underweight; Children; Land degradation; Natural resources; Sustainable development; Sustainability; Sustainable livelihoods; Climate change; Water; Natural disasters; disaster relief; Environmental disasters; Environmental risk; Environmental policies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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