Not Enough to Eat? World Food Security - a 2Learn.ca special edition update
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Oxfam: Food Security and Nutrition site description for Oxfam: Food Security and Nutrition
Food security means having access to enough food to stay healthy and active. How does an outside organization help during a food crisis? 
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/what-we-do/issues-we-work-on/food

 
Food Security Statistics site description for Food Security Statistics
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has some detailed food security statistics on this page, including global progress of MDG goals, food security and country profiles. Click on different elements in the left column. 
http://www.fao.org/economic/ess/ess-fs/en/

 
World Food Programme site description for World Food Programme
WFP is the United Nations' frontline agency in the fight against global hunger. There are sections for students and teachers, journalists, aid professionals and first-time visitors. 
http://www.wfp.org/

 
FAO: Infographic - Equal access to resources and power for food security in the face of climate change site description for FAO: Infographic - Equal access to resources and power for food security in the face of climate change
"The infographic describes the links between food security, gender and climate change. It gives the analytical framework of the Gender and climate change research in agriculture and food security for rural development (FAO and CCAFS 2012, second edition 2013)" [site] 
http://www.fao.org/resources/infographics/infographics-details/en/c/180754/

 
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013 site description for The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and World Food Summit (WFS) hunger targets. The latest assessment shows that further progress has been made towards the 2015 MDG target, which remains... 
http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i3434e/i3434e00.htm

 
The Environmental Food Crisis site description for The Environmental Food Crisis
This report provides the first summary by the UN of how climate change, water stress, invasive pests and land degradation may impact world food security, food prices and life on the planet and how we may be able to feed the world in a more sustainable manner. 
http://www.grida.no/publications/rr/food-crisis/

 
Oxfam: Who will feed the World? site description for Oxfam: Who will feed the World?
This Oxfam report from April 2011 is a review of the causes behind hunger, including the inability to purchase food at a reasonable price. Oxfam reviews some of the steps that can be taken to ensure all of the world has food security by 2030. 
http://oxfam.ca/our-work/publications/publications-and-reports/who-will-feed-world

 
The Food Project site description for The Food Project
The mission of The Food Project is "to grow a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable food system. The Food Project has built a national model of engaging young people in personal and social change through sustainable... 
http://thefoodproject.org/

 
Action Against Hunger: Food Security site description for Action Against Hunger: Food Security
Action Against Hunger's food security programming and health centers provide "innovative solutions to world hunger". Check out this site to find more information on these initiatives, and to link to related articles and research on food security issues. 
http://www.actionagainsthunger.org/what-we-do/food-security-livelihoods

 
Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC): Canadian Food Security Policy Group site description for Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC): Canadian Food Security Policy Group
"Through the Canadian Food Security Policy Group, CCIC examines the impact of international trade rules on agriculture and food security in developing countries" (site introduction).  
http://www.ccic.ca/working_groups/food_e.php

 
Centre for Studies in Food Security site description for Centre for Studies in Food Security
Visit this site to get a definition of food security and to find out more about the research and projects underway. "Established at Ryerson University in 1994, the Centre for Studies in Food Security (CSFS) has been working to promote food security through research, dissemination, education, community... 
http://www.ryerson.ca/foodsecurity/

 
Wikipedia: Food Security site description for Wikipedia: Food Security
Wikipedia offers a detailed description of food security, including environmental, political and economic influences. Note: Wikipedia is an collaborative online encyclopedia that can be edited by anyone. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_security
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