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food insecurity Syllabification: food in·se·cu·ri·ty

Definition of food insecurity in English:


The state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food: more than 800 million people live every day with hunger or food insecurity as their constant companion
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  • Consequently, villagers became vulnerable to increased food insecurity.
  • In the absence of alternative income, decline of yield due to decline of soil fertility will undoubtedly exacerbate food insecurity.
  • Now, this week, we turn our attention to the problem of food insecurity in some parts of the continent.
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