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Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES)

“Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) is experience-based measures of household or individual food security (…) regarding people's access to adequate food, and can be easily integrated into various types of population surveys. (…)The questions focus on self-reported food-related behaviors and experiences associated with increasing difficulties in accessing food due to resource constraints. 

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. n.d. “Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES)”. FAO. <http://www.fao.org/policy-support/tools-and-publications/resources-details/en/c/1236494/>. Accessed 29 October 2020.