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Food security and nutrition in the context of the global nutrition transition


This paper presents the conceptual linkages between food security and nutrition and reviews data on the associations between experience-based measures of food insecurity and nutritional status outcomes in countries at different stages of the nutrition transition.

Better measurement of food insecurity in the context of enhancing nutrition


This article, published in a German nutrition magazine, focuses on the project Voices of the Hungry (VoH) which assists countries in accessing information on food insecurity as experienced by individuals. VoH implements a measure that allows direct measurement of people’s access to healthy, nutritious food.

FAO Statistical Yearbook 2014 - Latin America and the Caribbean food and agriculture


FAO Statistical Yearbooks present a visual synthesis of major trends and factors shaping the global food and agricultural landscape and their interplay with broader environmental, social and economic dimensions. It provides statistics and reliable indicators on food and agriculture that can be used for policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation.

Agriculture, forestry and other land use emissions by sources and removals by sinks: 1990-2011 Analysis
FAO statistical working paper series 14-02


This report discusses new knowledge on anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) activities made available through the new FAOSTAT Emission database.

Regional food price inflation transmission
FAO statistical working paper series 14-01


Understanding to what extent and speed agricultural commodity price changes on international markets are transmitted to consumers is key in assessing the vulnerability of households to price shocks. This paper provides estimates of the transmission of price changes from international commodity markets to consumers in different regions.