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  • The USDA tracks what it calls food-insecure people in 70 developing countries.

    USDA Cuts Global Hunger Estimate by 80 Million

  • And there's the principal in rural Bates County, Mo., which has the area's highest rate of what researchers term "food-insecure" children, who sees kids act out or underperform on Monday mornings because they haven't eaten enough over the weekend. Front Page

  • The report was issued by the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, or FEWS NET, a USAID-funded program that gathers information about food prices, the climate and other factors in food supply and analyzes the potential impact on what famine researchers refer to as "food-insecure" regions.

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  • While the environment is being torn down from our unsustainable practices and careless wastefulness, we are also experiencing a saddening growth of food-insecure people in our own neighborhoods.

    Maria Rodale: Eat Trash, Save the Planet

  • Today, even with imports, more than 2.4 million people out of a population of 9 million are estimated to be food-insecure.

    Beverly Bell: Haitian Farmers: Growing Strength to Grow Food

  • The agency, which considers people food-insecure if they consume less than about 2,100 calories per day, put 953 million in that category in 2009.

    USDA Cuts Global Hunger Estimate by 80 Million

  • USDA economist Stacey Rosen said Wednesday that better-than-expected grain harvests last year in Sub-Saharan Africa, the world's most food-insecure region, helped to shield many poor people there from the big increases in global food-commodity prices in the last half of 2010.

    USDA Cuts Global Hunger Estimate by 80 Million

  • PSNP, a collaborative effort between the Ethiopian government and development partners, aimed to provide transfers to people in chronically food-insecure areas and structured to prevent asset-depletion for households and create additional assets for communities.

    Horn of Africa: How can the region be better prepared for recurrent drought? | Vinod Thomas

  • In fact, hunger and obesity are often seen in the exact same households due to the scarcity of healthy options in low-income neighborhoods and the tendency of food-insecure people to choose cheaper, less healthy options.

    Gordon Campbell: Solving Hunger Requires More Than Just Food

  • As the leader of a hunger-relief charity, I think about this often and wonder how the holidays must feel to a food-insecure family.

    Vicki B. Escarra: Holiday Meals For All


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