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Monitoring hunger: Indicators at global and subnational levels
Food security working paper


This paper presents three different hunger indicators and outlines how they can be used to assess the extent of food insecurity in population groups globally and within countries at community, regional, or other subnational levels.  

Selected indicators of food and agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region 1998-2008


This is the twenty-fifth issue of the above publication, a comprehensive and detailed compilation of statistics on farming, livestock, fishery, forestry and nutrition in Asia-Pacific countries for the decade 1998-2008.

Undernourishment and critical food poverty: Indicators at national and sub-national levels
Statistics working paper series


Indicators to measure food poverty and undernourishment are useful for understanding food insecurity at national level and within countries. This paper discusses two indicators: proportion of undernourishment, and proportion of critical food poverty.  

Deriving food security information from household informationfrom nationa household budget surveys


This document is a compilation of papers authored by national officers with thecollaboration of FAO involved in food security using food security statistics from 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe.

Tracking results in agriculture and rural development in less-than-ideal conditions
A sourcebook of indicators for monitoring and evaluation


This sourcebook provides a number of workable approaches for designing an M&E system that would be of greatest relevance to different agricultural and rural development (ARD) activities, projects and programmes, and degree of data availability.