Adapting to an Urban World: tailoring food security assessments to address the challenges of urban settings

Post date Monday, 15 October, 2018 - 16:14

Recent decades have seen increasing rates of urbanization across the world – from 746 million people in 1950, to 4.2 billion in 2018. By 2050, two thirds of the global population will be liv-ing in urban areas. This escalating urbanisation trend is accom-panied by an increasing prevalence and intensity of natural and man-made disasters in urban centres. Countries which are ur-banising most rapidly are also often among the most vulnerable.

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