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Food Insecurity in Australia and Canada

By: Rebecca Lindberg  

Despite wealth and abundant food supply, household food insecurity is a "hidden hunger" in many high-income countries. Approximately 4 million Canadians and 3.6 million Australians are estimated to experience food insecurity. This paper will outline and compare the prevalence, causes and responses to food insecurity in the Australian and Canadian contexts. The implications and research questions from this synthesis will be shared, including a proposed 2019-20 Australian and Canadian research project investigating the national monitoring of food insecurity.

Food Insecurity
Food, Nutrition, and Health
Paper Presentation in a Themed Session



Rebecca Lindberg

Lecturer, -, Deakin University, Australia
-, Australia