Essay on Food Security. Article shared by: ADVERTISEMENTS: According to FAO, “Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food for a healthy and active life.”. Countries in conflict and post-conflict situations tend to be food insecure, with more than 20 per.
Food insecurity refers to the uncertain availability of food and beverages. In fact, in some parts of Africa and Asia, women and children walk an average of nearly four miles for drinking water that isn’t always even safe to drink. And in the United States alone, one in six children goes hungry.