What does ‘Food Security’ mean anyway?

Just about any story about food or nutrition will contain the rather amorphous phrase: food security. Many, including me, don’t bother to offer much of a definition for food security. Thankfully, the Thompson Reuters Foundation put together a short video explaining food security and why it is an important topic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z76ljy6uNZk

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Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy is a New Hampshire-based reporter for Humanosphere. Before joining Humanosphere, Tom founded and edited the aid blog A View From the Cave. His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, the Huffington Post, the Guardian, GlobalPost and Christian Science Monitor. He tweets at @viewfromthecave. Contact him at tmurphy[at]humanosphere.org.