May 1998 RRN by Tanya Boudreau The Food Economy Approach : a framework for understanding rural livelihoods

  • Tanya Boudreau
  • Published 1998


This paper describes Save the Children Fund-UK’s Food Economy Approach to analysing household food security, adopted by the organisation in the early 1990s. The paper details the way in which the access of individual households to food, both in ‘normal’ and ‘bad’ years, is identified and quantified. The paper examines the conceptual background to the model… (More)


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