Explain the different dimensions of food security.



Points to be remembered:

Answer to be written in the exam:

Food security has the following dimensions 

  • (a) availability of food means food production within the country, food imports, and the previous years' stock stored in government granaries.

  • (b) accessibility means food is within reach of every person.

  • (c) affordability implies that an individual has enough money to buy sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet one's dietary needs. 
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