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The FAO parametric versus the IFPRI non-parametric approach to estimating the prevalence of undernourishment: Issues relating to the use of household level data from National Household Surveys
Food security working paper

2007

A non-parametric approach suggested by researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) for measuring food deprivation (undernourishment) is not an improvement to the current FAO parametric approach.    

Estimating household and institutional food wastage and losses in the context of measuring food deprivation and food excess in the total population
Food security working paper

2006

The FAO’s measure of food deprivation, the prevalence of undernourishment, is conceptually based on a comparison of dietary energy intake (DEI) with a normed minimum energy requirement which is compatible with a healthy life while performing light physical activity, taking into account the inequality in access to food.  

Food deprivation trends: Hunger reduction targets in the developing world
Food security working paper

2006

Hunger reduction towards the MDG target by 2015 as measured by the MDG indicator 5 in the developing world has been reduced during the last two decades, 1980s and 1990s, but the reduction has slowed down during the most recent decade.    

Monitoring MDG and WFS targets: Latin America and the Caribbean
Food security working paper

2006

Worldwide developing countries have reduced hunger as measured by the food security statistics ,known as Millennium Development Goals (MDG) indicator 5 and the indicator of the World Food Summit (WFS) during the 1990s, but the reduction has slowed down during the most recent five-year period.    

Monitoring MDG and WFS targets: Asia and the Pacific
Food security working paper

2006

Worldwide developing countries have reduced hunger as measured by the food security statistics ,known as Millennium Development Goals (MDG) indicator 5 and the indicator of the World Food Summit (WFS) during the 1990s, but the reduction has slowed down during the most recent five-year period.    

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