EPAR Research Brief #21
Fri, 03/13/2009
Marieka Klawitter
Joelle Cook
Jessica Henson Cagley
Georgine Yorgey

This brief presents an in depth analysis of the FAO’s methodology behind their calculations for hunger.  The analysis includes a review of the key assumptions made by the FAO in their calculations, critiques of their methodology, and recommendations for future research.  The critiques include opinions from the literature on the subject as well as from the authors of the request.

Type of Research: 
Research Brief
Research Topic Category: 
Household Well-Being & Equity
Food Security & Nutrition