Learn About Food Insecurity


ONLINE RESOURCES


DEFINITIONS OF FOOD SECURITY
United States Department of Agriculture. Explains the difficulties in measuring hunger and how the USDA uses “food security” levels to measure access to food.​

KEY FACTS ON FOOD LOSS AND WASTE YOU SHOULD KNOW!
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Shows the magnitude of global food waste across the world.​

THE STATE OF FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION IN THE WORLD
A comprehensive study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Food Programme (WFP) or the World Health Organization (WHO).

TAKE A HUNGER QUIZ AND MAKE A DONATION TO HELP HUNGRY PEOPLE
World Hunger Education Service. Information about how hunger affects different regions around the world. Make a small donation to anti-hunger organizations by taking a quiz! ​


SCHOLARLY ARTICLES


Li, C., Huang, Y., & Harder, M. (2017). Incentives for food waste diversion: Exploration of a long term successful Chinese city residential scheme.Journal Of Cleaner Production, 156491-499. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.03.198

Gruber, V., Holweg, C., & Teller, C. (2016). What a waste! Exploring the human reality of food waste from the store manager’s perspective.Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, (1). 3.​

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