Thursday February 04, 2016

Household food insecurity in Canada, 2013 takes a look at inadequate or insecure access to food among Canadians due to financial constraints.

The statistics show that food insecurity  is a significant social and health problem in Canada.

Some findings:

  • 1 in 6 children live in a home that does not have adequate food supply
  • Food insecurity was most prevalent in Northern Canada, especially Nunavut and the Maritimes
  • 1.4 million households have experienced food insecurity

(Source: Homeless Hub)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in DATA on Thursday Feb 04, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Friday January 22, 2016

Global food security: challenges for the food and agricultural system is a 2013 report by the OECD.

"This study is concerned with how changes to the world's food and agriculture system can contribute to improvements in global food security. It takes stock of a range of existing OECD work, including that undertaken with other international organisations, in particular for the G20, and places that work in the context of wider analysis both by international organisations and in academia."-- Publisher.

(Source: OECD)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Friday Jan 22, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Thursday January 21, 2016

The countries whose family have the highest food bills has been revealed.

Research by MoveHub shows that Uganda is the most expensive place to do a weekly shop. Qatar is the cheapest.

Data used to create the maps are from Nimbeo.

(Source: Beautiful Maps)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Thursday Jan 21, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share

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