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1

__________ is long-term or persistent.

Chronic food insecurity

2

What occurs when people are unable to meet their minimum food requirements over a sustained period of time?

Chronic food insecurity

3

What results from short-term shocks and fluctuations in food availability and food access (year-to-year variations in domestic food production, food prices, and household incomes)?

Transitory food insecurity

4

__________ is short-term and temporary.

Transitory food insecurity

5

What occurs when there is a sudden drop in the ability to produce or access enough food to maintain a good nutritional status?

Transitory food insecurity

6

What results from extended periods of poverty, lack of assets, and inadequate access to productive or financial resources?

Chronic food insecurity

7

What can be overcome with long-term development measures used to address poverty?

Chronic food insecurity

8

In what scenario would you need more direct access to food to enable them to raise their productive capacity?

In chronic food insecurity

9

What can be overcome with early warning capacity and safety net programs?

Transitory food insecurity

10

What are the four pillars of food security?

- Availability
- Access
- Utilization
- Stability

11

Which pillar makes the "foundation" of the house in food security?

Stability

12

What addresses the supply side of food security and is determined by the level of food production, stock levels, and net trade?

Physical availability of food

13

What addresses incomes, expenditure, markets and prices in achieving food security objectives?

Economic and physical access to food

14

What is the following definition: the way the body makes the most of various nutrients in food.

Food utilization

15

What addresses good care and feeding practices, food preparation, diversity of the diet and intra-household distribution of food?

Food utilization

16

Food utilization combined with ___________ determines the nutritional status of individuals.

good biological utilization

17

What addresses adverse weather conditions, political instability, or economic factors (unemployment, rising food prices)?

Stability

18

______ is an epidemic paralytic disease occurring in outbreaks in remote rural areas of low income African countries

Konzo

19

Konzo is associated with high intake of ________, which has high levels of ________.

cassava
cyanide

20

Which sex has the least amount of Konzo? Why?

- Men
- Because they eat the most meat as household heads

21

The Right to Food Guidelines was adopted by ________.

FAO Council

22

Are the Right to Food guidelines legally binding?

No, they are voluntary and non-legally binding

23

What are the four components of food stability in terms of food security?

- Social
- Environmental
- Economic
- Political

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