Food 4 Farmers works to find effective, lasting solutions to hunger by facilitating the implementation of sustainable food security programs in coffee-growing communities.
“Food security” means that all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient food to meet their dietary needs for a productive and healthy life.
According to USAID, food security means:
There is consistent availability of sufficient, appropriate, necessary types of food.
People have adequate incomes or resources to purchase or barter appropriate, adequate foods.
UTILIZATION & CONSUMPTION
Food is properly used; proper processing and storage techniques are employed; people have adequate knowledge of nutrition and child care techniques; and adequate health and sanitation services exist.