Validating operational food insecurity indicators against a dynamic benchmark evidence from Mali

Indicators of household food insecurity are typically static and thus ignore a key dimension of food insecurity. An explicitly forward-looking food insecurity indicator is developed that takes into account both current dietary inadequacy and vulnerability to dietary inadequacy in the future. Relativ...

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Main Author: Christiaensen, Luc J.
Corporate Author: World Bank Africa Regional Office
Other Authors: Boisvert, Richard N., Hoddinott, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC World Bank, Africa Region, Poverty Reduction and Social Development Unit 2000, [2000]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Summary:Indicators of household food insecurity are typically static and thus ignore a key dimension of food insecurity. An explicitly forward-looking food insecurity indicator is developed that takes into account both current dietary inadequacy and vulnerability to dietary inadequacy in the future. Relative to this dynamic benchmark three readily available indicators are evaluated
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