Experiential household food insecurity in an urban underserved slum of North India

  title={Experiential household food insecurity in an urban underserved slum of North India},
  author={Siddharth Raj Agarwal and Vani Sethi and Palak Gupta and Meenakshi Jha and Ayushi Agnihotri and Mark Nord},
  journal={Food Security},
One-third of India’s urban population resides in extreme poverty, in slums and squatters. Food insecurity remains a visible reality among this segment. Yet, it is scarcely documented. This paper describes levels and determinants of experiential household food insecurity (HFI) in an underserved urban slum of Delhi (India) and reports the internal validity and reliability of the measure used to assess experiential HFI. A four-item scale was adapted from the U.S. six-item short-form food security… CONTINUE READING
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