Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Website (FANTA-2)
FAO has worked with FANTA on improving methodologies for measuring dietary diversity and household food access.
The way a household copes with and withstands economic shocks depends on the options available, in terms of capabilities, assets (including both material and social resources) and activities. A livelihood strategy is the way those options are arranged and selected. [...]
The resilience tool provides a framework for understanding the most effective combination of short and long term strategies for lifting families out of cycles of poverty and hunger. By using this quantitative approach, decision makers can objectively target their actions [...]
The concept of resilience has recently been introduced into food security literature. It aims to measure households’ capability to absorb the negative effects of unpredictable shocks, as a legitimate component of vulnerability analysis. The definition of resilience to food insecurity [...]