Protecting food insecure households against rapid food price inflation

OUTPUT TYPE: Policy briefs
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2012
TITLE AUTHOR(S): P.Jacobs
KEYWORDS: FOOD PRICES, FOOD SECURITY, INFLATION, NUTRITION, POVERTY
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 7207

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Abstract

This policy brief outlines recommendations regarding household profiles, location and main household income and spending patterns to raise efficiency and effectiveness of targeted food and nutrition security interventions. Policy formulation may benefit from the careful tracking of the determinants of household food security statuses.