Community development for food security: Economic and social status


Community development for food security is a generally new idea that catches rising thoughts regarding the focal place of food in groups. At times it refers to the measure of food access and availability at the community level, and at other times to a goal or framework for place-based food systems. It builds upon the more commonly understood concept of food security, which refers to food access and availability at an individual or household level (in health and social policy, for instance) and at a national or global level (e.g., in international development and aid work) it is defined as “a situation in which all community residents obtain a safe, culturally acceptable, nutritionally adequate diet through a sustainable food system that maximizes community self-reliance and social justice” community for food security  includes social, monetary, and institutional elements, and their interrelationships inside a group that effect accessibility and access to assets to deliver sustenance locally. It considers ecological support ability and social reasonableness, through measures of the accessibility and moderateness of nourishment in that group with respect to the money related assets accessible to buy or deliver it.

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