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USDA_ERS

International Food Security Assessment, 2019-29

In 14 out of 76 countries, more than 50 percent of their populations were estimated to be food insecure in 2019. Eight of those countries are in Central and East Africa, one in West and Southern Africa each, and three in Asia. Haiti is the most food-insecure country in the Western Hemisphere, with 47 percent estimated to be food insecure in 2019. Given projections for lower food prices and rising incomes for most countries in this report, food security generally is expected to improve between 2019 and 2029.

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Why Do Soyfoods Make Great Snacks?

By: Linda Funk, Flavorful Insight •May 18, 2021 How do changes in the global picture for snacking behaviors and related consumer preferences have the potential to increase the demand for U.S. soybeans? For today’s global consumers, flavor reigns but nutrition content,

International Women’s Day: Catching an Aquaculture Market

In recognition of International Women’s Day and National Nutrition Month in March, WISHH honors entrepreneurs, like aquaculture businesswoman Lim Bunny in Kampong Cham, Cambodia, who lead innovative food and feed enterprises.  We thank Bunny for sharing her vision, advice, and