Food Insecurity in Palestine
|Post date||Friday, 27 January, 2023 - 09:33|
|Document Type||Static dashboard|
|Content Themes||Food Security|
|Sources||Food Security Cluster / Sector|
According to the official SDG indicator 2.1.2, as reported in the last edition of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO. 2022. The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022. Repurposing food and agricultural policies to make healthy diets more affordable. Rome, FAO. https://doi.org/10.4060/cc0639en), 1.5 million people have been food insecure over the 2019-2021 triennium. More recent data from the MSNA survey conducted in 2022 points to a percentage of 33.6 per cent of the population (or about 1.8 million people) being moderately or severely food insecure (of which 2.2 per cent would be in the SDG ‘severe’ category). The national average hides significant differences, with a prevalence of 24 per cent in the West Bank and 75 per cent in the Gaza Strip.