FAO India and the Society for Social and Economic Research organised a day-long workshop on “Measurement of Undernourishment and Food Insecurity” in New Delhi on March 15, 2016. The workshop was attended by senior officials from the National Statistical Commission (including the Central Statistical Office and the National Sample Survey Organisation), various Ministries of the Government, as well as members of the academia and civil society.

Carlo Caffiero, Senior Statistician, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, made two lead presentations.

The report of the workshop proceedings can be found here:


Video recordings of the two lead presentations can be watched here.

The FAO Approach to Measuring Undernourishment

Food Insecurity Experience Scale: FAO Innovations in Measurement of Prevalence of Food Insecurity

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