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Published in 2000 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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The second edition of The state of food insecurity in the world was prepared as a collaborative
effort between the Economic and Social Department (ES) and the General Affairs and Information Department (GI)
Substantive editorial and design support was provided by the Multimedia Group of the Information Division, GI,
led by Catharine Way and Nicholas Rubery, with assistance from Kate Dunn and Diana Willensky. Language editing
services were provided by the Editorial Group and translations by the Translation Group>
We also wish to acknowledge the contributions of Alfred Dixon and Mpoko Bokanga, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Abuja, Nigeria; Camilla Knox-Peebles, FIVIMS Vulnerability Assessment Expert; Maria Josefina Archondo, Nutrition Consultant, Bolivia; Jehangir Khan Khalil, Dean, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences, North West Frontier Province Agricultural University, Peshawar, Pakistan; Mary Mwewa, Mansa Technology Assessment Site, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, Zambia; and, Benoit Horemans, Sustainable Livelihood Fisheries Programme, Benin.