What are we assessing when we measure food security? A compendium and review of current metrics.

@article{Jones2013WhatAW,
  title={What are we assessing when we measure food security? A compendium and review of current metrics.},
  author={Andrew D Jones and F. Ngure and G. Pelto and S. Young},
  journal={Advances in nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={
          481-505
        }
}
The appropriate measurement of food security is critical for targeting food and economic aid; supporting early famine warning and global monitoring systems; evaluating nutrition, health, and development programs; and informing government policy across many sectors. This important work is complicated by the multiple approaches and tools for assessing food security. In response, we have prepared a compendium and review of food security assessment tools in which we review issues of terminology… Expand

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