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Food security in ASEAN countries


Abdul Manap, Nur Marina and Ismail, Normaz Wana (2015) Food security in ASEAN countries. In: 4th ASEAN Consortium on Department of Economics Conference (ACDEC) 2015, 04-05 November 2015, Student Accomodation Centre (SAC), UUM.

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Abstract

Food security is defined as a situation in which all people at all times have both physical and economic access to sufficient food to meet their dietary need for a productive and healthy life. Food security problem is a crucial issue for national development, poverty alleviation and becomes a global issue due to the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target by 2015.Food security problem occurs when there is a sudden drop in the ability to produce or have access enough food to maintain a good nutritional status and it is known as transitory food deficit.United States Agency International Development (USAID) have introduce several plans necessary for achieving food security and it is known as availability, accessibility and utilization. The objective of the study is to investigates the role of food security dimension for food security achievement in Asian countries.This research employs static panel data by using random and fixed effects analysis

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-43720-4-0 Organized by: Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Food Security, Availability, Accessibility and Utilization.
Subjects: T Technology > TX Home economics
Divisions: Islamic Business School
Depositing User: Dr. Nur Marina Abdul Manap
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2016 03:58
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2016 04:18
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/17040

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