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Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. (Source: 1996 World Food Summit)


Alternative labels:
Food access
Food availability
Nutritional security

In other languages

sécurité alimentaire
продовольственная безопасность
seguridad alimentaria
أمن غذائي

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with Food security

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Nagoya Protocol
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Minamata Convention on Mercury
United Nations Environment Assembly


The Panel of Experts of the BSF: role, process and lessons learned

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