Food security and nutrition monitoring in Africa: Introduction and historical background uri icon

abstract

  • Periodic monitoring of household food security and nutritional status is fundamental to generate adequate information for food and nutrition planning and policy making. This paper introduces food security and nutrition monitoring as a policy generating mechanism in Africa. A historical background to food security and nutrition monitoring provides a perspective for this introduction. A brief introduction to the papers prepared for this special issue is also presented.

publication date

  • 1994
  • 1994
  • 1994