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Title:Food security concept, condition and trends in Georgia PDF Logo
Authors:Asatiani, Salome
Issue Date:2009
Citation:[Journal:] IBSU Scientific Journal (IBSUSJ) [ISSN:] 1512-3731 [Volume:] 3 [Year:] 2009 [Issue:] 2 [Pages:] 35-54
Abstract:The concept of Food security cannot be considered under the context of a single country or even an entire region. This is the global one and requires a global attitude. Many international organizations coordinate and pay attention to the food security issues, especially in the developing countries, where this problem more or less exists. Agriculture represents a significant segment of the secure food for domestic consumption or export trade relies on uniform food policies and rocedures that are consistently enforced by Georgia, identify main obstacles, show relationship between the economic factors and food production, to assess the future proportion of undernourished persons, improve availability and quality of relevant food security information. This article presents a suite of food security indicators including in the Millennium Development Goal Indicator 5 on the prevalence of undernourishment at the national and sub national levels. The summarized findings cover a wide range of food security statistics which provide the analytical background for identifying and locating the food insecure population. It can be concluded from the findings that Georgia has a moderate level of undernourishment.
Subjects:Food Security
food deprivation
food consumption
dietary energy consumption
Document Type:Article
Appears in Collections:IBSU Scientific Journal (IBSUSJ)

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