Food deficits, food security and food aid : concepts and measurement

  • 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.

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Author:Silke Gabbert, Hans-Peter Weikard
Series (Serial Number):Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge (Bd. 21)
Document Type:Book
Year of Completion:1998
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2006/09/13
Source:Finanzwissenschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge ; 21 / Lehrstuhl für Finanzwissenschaft, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität Potsdam
RVK - Regensburg Classification:QL 000
Organizational units:Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Wirtschaftswissenschaften
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Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 33 Wirtschaft / 330 Wirtschaft