9th Class Social Science Food Security Question Bank Short Answer Type Questions - Food Security in India

  • question_answer Define Food Security. Explain three dimensions of Food Security.


    Food security means all people at all times have physical and economic access to sufficient food. It implies availability, accessibility and affordability of food to all people at all times. Three dimensions of food security are: (a) Availability of food means food production within the country, food imports and the previous year's stock stored in the government granaries. (b) Accessibility means food is within reach of every person in the country.     (c) Affordability implies that an individual has enough money to buy sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet one's needs.


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