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food security Syllabification: food se·cu·ri·ty

Definition of food security in English:


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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  • So much has been said about how agriculture can help improve Zambia's economy besides ensuring national food security.
  • In the Horn of Africa where drought is common, conflict has proved disastrous for food security.
  • People speak of creating a community food system or improving community food security.
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