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food security

Syllabification: food se·cu·ri·ty

Definition of food security in English:

noun

The state of having reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food: food security has declined dramatically in many developing countries the ultimate in individual food security is growing your own food
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  • Food security both for rich and poor countries requires an increase in the level of self-sufficiency.
  • As populations continue to grow and environmental degradation gets worse, what do you see will happen with food security?
  • "Villagers are very appreciative of the seedlings, particularly fruit tree seedlings, which contribute to nutrition and food security."

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