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Food Security Manual and Handbook

  • Food consumption analysis2014-07-16

    There is no single way to measure food security, the concept itself being rather elusive. Analysis of food security by WFP generally uses food consumption as the entry point. Food consumption measured in kilocalories is the gold standard for measuring consumption, and often considered to be one of the gold standards for food security- but the collection of detailed food intake data is difficult and time consuming.

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