Chapter 8: Conclusions

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118 - 122In the preceding chapters we have critically examined the efforts of the World Food Program (WFP) as part of other UN agencies to support the Government of Sudan, by way of strengthening its capacity to deal effectively with recurring problems of emergencies and droughts.

The main objective of this study is to review and analyse the current food security strategy, nutritional and agricultural policies and to prepare specific recommendations for consideration by the government of Sudan.

This book adopts the 1996 World Food Summit definition of food security:

"Food Security is a situation that exists 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."

Food security is multi-dimensional, including availability, accessibility, stability and utilisation.... (more...)

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