Addressing the ‘In’ in Food Insecurity, FFP Occasional Paper 1

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This paper analyzes the implications of negative trends in poverty and malnutrition for USAID food security programming. The paper argues for directly addressing the vulnerability of food insecure households and communities by enhancing resiliency to overcome shocks, strengthening capacity to transcend food insecurity through more durable and diverse livelihoods, and augmenting human capital to increase the likelihood of long-term sustainable improvements in food security.

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