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Food Security

This guide highlights core print and electronic Library resources in the area of Food Security. Use this guide as your starting point. For more resources and further help, come to the Science & Agriculture Library or Ask a Librarian.

Selected Articles Related to the Arab World

Al Dirani, A., Abebe, G. K., Bahn, R. A., Martiniello, G., & Bashour, I. (2021). Exploring climate change adaptation practices and household food security in the Middle Eastern context: A case of small family farms in Central Bekaa, Lebanon. Food Security, 1-19. 10.1007/s12571-021-01188-2

Al Dulaijan, H. D. (2020). The economy of inspiration and its role in achieving food security during the Covid-19 pandemic (an applied study-Kingdom of Saudi Arabia). International Journal of Inspiration & Resilience Economy, 4(2), 50-57. 10.5923/j.ijire.20200402.02

Ghattas, H., Sassine, A. J., Aqeel, M., Hwalla, N., Obeid, O. A., & Sahyoun, N. R. (2018). Children’s experiences of food insecurity in Lebanon: A qualitative study. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 13(1), 28-39. 10.1080/19320248.2016.1275997

Hamaideh, A. (2015). Food security in the Middle East. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 5(8), 20-27. Link

Ramadan, Racha. (2017). Determinants of food security in Egypt. Review of Economics and Political Science, 2(3), 3-27. 

Sahyoun, N. R., Sassine, A., Vaudin, A., Sakr-Ashour, F., & Ghattas, H. (2020). Living arrangements and food security of a sample of older Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Health Reports, 4, e2020051. 10.29392/001c.13070 

Selected Articles Related to the Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security

Devereux, S., Béné, C., & Hoddinott, J. (2020). Conceptualising COVID-19’s impacts on household food security. Food Security12(4), 769-772. 10.1007/s12571-020-01085-0

Hanbazaza, M. (2021). The impact of COVID-19 curfew on food security status, eating habits, and health among adults living in Saudi Arabia. Progress in Nutrition, 23(2), e2021058. 10.23751/pn.v23i2.10442

Kansiime, M. K., Tambo, J. A., Mugambi, I., Bundi, M., Kara, A., & Owuor, C. (2021). COVID-19 implications on household income and food security in Kenya and Uganda: Findings from a rapid assessment. World Development137, 105199. 10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105199

Kumar, K. (2021). The impact of COVID-19 on food security and income of women farmers in South and Southeast Asia. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development10(2), 1-4. 

Mialki, K., House, L. A., Mathews, A. E., & Shelnutt, K. P. (2021). COVID-19 and college students: Food security status before and after the onset of a pandemic. Nutrients13(2), 628. 10.3390/nu13020628

O'Hara, S., & Toussaint, E. C. (2021). Food access in crisis: Food security and COVID-19. Ecological Economics180, 106859. 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106859

Onyeaka, H., Agbugba, I., Ekwebelem, O. C., Anumudu, C., Anyogu, A., Odeyemi, O., & Agbagwa, S. (2021). Strategies to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on food security and malnutrition in Nigeria. European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety, 103-109. 10.9734/ejnfs/2021/v13i230380

Zhang, C., Yang, Y., Feng, Z., Lang, T., Wang, X., & Liu, Y. (2021). Food security risks of countries along the Belt and Road in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response, 11(2), 45-56. 10.2991/jracr.k.210503.001

Selected Food Security E-Journals

Agriculture & Food Security from 2012 to present published by BioMed Central

Agronomy for Sustainable Development from 2007 to present published by Springer

Food & Energy Security from 2012 to present published by Wiley

Food Policy from 1975 to present published by Elsevier

Food Security from 2009 to present published by Springer

Global Food Security from 2012 to present published by Elsevier

Food Security Core Databases