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food security

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When all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.

Global assessment (1st work programme), Land degradation and restoration assessment, Pollination assessment

The World Food Summit of 1996 defined food security as existing when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life.

Europe and Central Asia assessment, Asia-Pacific assessment, Americas assessment, Sustainable use assessment, Africa assessment, Global assessment (1st work programme)