Food Security Assessment Situation and Outlook No. (GFA-21-01) 13 pp

May 2011

International Food Security Assessment, 2010 Update: Improved Production Mitigated Impact of Higher Food Commodity Prices

Rising global food commodity prices have again focused attention on agriculture and food security. This report is an update to the July 2010 report, Food Security Assessment, 2010-20; it reviews the impact of high global food commodity prices on food security in 2010 in 70 lower income countries using actual 2010 price and food production information.

Keywords: Food security, food commodity prices, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia, grain production, consumption, food gaps, nutrition, calories

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