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The Five A's of Food Security 

Availability

Sufficient food for all people at all times.

Accessibility

Physical and economic access to food for all at all times.

 

Adequacy

Access to food that is nutritious and safe, and produced in environmentally sustainable ways. 

Acceptability

Access to culturally acceptable food, which is produced and obtained in ways that do not compromise people's dignity, self-respect or human rights.

Agency

The policies and processes that enable the achievement of food security.

 

Food Security Defined

 

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations defines food security as:

 

"A condition in which all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life". 

 

Click on the links below to find information and resources on these levels of Food Security: 

       

Household

Community

Regional

National

Global

 

 

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Canadian Association for Food Studies
Canadian Association for Food Studies
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