Food Security Assessment Situation and Outlook No. (GFA-26) 59 pp

June 2015

International Food Security Assessment, 2015-25

The number of food-insecure people in the 76 low- and middle-income countries included in this report is projected to fall 9 percent, from 521 million in 2014 to 475 million in 2015. Over the longer term, the food security situation is projected to deteriorate as the share of population that is food insecure moves from 13.4 percent in 2015 to 15.1 percent in 2025. ERS has developed a new approach for modeling food security that will be employed in the 2016 Assessment. Details can be found here.

Keywords: Food security, production, area, yield, commercial imports, export earnings, food aid, calories, commodity food prices, World Food Summit goal, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

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