Agricultural Information Bulletin No. (AIB-765-6) 2 pp

April 2001

Using a Direct Measure To Monitor Hunger

This issue paper describes need for, and development of, a direct measure for monitoring U.S. food security using household survey methods. A conceptual framework for the household food security measure is described, and measurement methods are outlined.

Keywords: Food security, hunger, food security measurement, World Food Summit

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Last updated: Thursday, April 26, 2001

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