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Title:Food deficits, food security and food aid: concepts and measurement PDF Logo
Authors:Gabbert, Silke
Weikard, Hans-Peter
Issue Date:1998
Series/Report no.:Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 21
Abstract:The concepts of food deficit, hunger, undernourishment and food security are discussed. Axioms and indices for the assessment of nutrition of individuals and groups are suggested. Furthermore a measure for food aid donor performance is developed and applied to a sample of bilateral and multilateral donors providing food aid for African countries.
JEL:I32
Persistent Identifier of the first edition:urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus-8589
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge, Universität Potsdam

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