Paper Information

Journal:   VILLAGE AND DEVELOPMENT   winter 2018 , Volume 20 , Number 4 #M00554; Page(s) 73 To 94.
 
Paper: 

A Survey on Food Insecurity of Rural Households and Factors Affecting It in Khuzestan Province of Iran: A Case Study of Bostan Sub-district

 
 
Author(s):  AAZAMI MOUSA, HASHEMIAMIN NAHID, SOROUSHMEHR HOMA
 
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Abstract: 
This study aimed at analyzing the food insecurity in rural region of Bostan sub-district in Khuzestan province of Iran and the factors affecting it. Survey methods with standard HFIAS questionnaire of insecurity were used. Using Cronbach’ s alpha formula, the reliability of questionnaire was assessed (α =0. 87). Results showed full food secure of only 26. 73 percent of whole family in the studied region; thus, 73. 27 percent lived with different food insecurity. Correlation analysis showed a significantly positive relation of economic situation, social capital (trust and support) and nutritional knowledge with food insecurity of the households. Results from path analysis showed nutritional knowledge as the most effective variable in the rural households' food insecurity.
 
Keyword(s): Food Security,food insecurity,social capital,Households,Bostan (Sub-district),Khuzestan (Province),IRAN
 
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