粮农组织亚洲及太平洋区域办事处

National Training Workshop on SDG Food Security Indicators particularly on Prevalence of moderate and severe food insecurity based on Food Insecurity Experience Scale

11/12/2019-13/12/2019 Daejeon, South Korea

FAO Regional office formulated a regional project namely ‘TCP/RAS/3618: Strengthening the capacity for monitoring Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2 and 12’ in  twelve countries of the Asia Pacific countries. The Republic of South Korea is one of the beneficiary/targeted countries of under said project to provide details on two SDG indicators of access dimension of food security. The indicator 2.1.1 - PoU is an estimate of the proportion of the population whose habitual food consumption is insufficient to provide the dietary energy levels that are required to maintain a normal active and healthy life. The indicator 2.1.2-FIES provides internationally comparable estimates of the proportion of the population facing moderate or severe difficulties in accessing food.

Concept Note and Agenda