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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Ekonomika / Economics (S004)
Author(s): Čiegis, Remigijus;Kulvelytė, Birutė
Title: Europos šalių aprūpinimas maistu : tyrimo rezultatai
Other Title: Food security in European countries: research results
Is part of: Taikomoji ekonomika: sisteminiai tyrimai = Applied economics: systematic research. Kaunas : Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas, T. 6, nr. 1 (2012)
Extent: p. 25-39
Date: 2012
Keywords: Aaprūpinimas maistu;Maisto prieinamumas;Vakarų ir Rytų Europos bei Baltijos šalių aprūpinimo maistu rodikliai;Food security;Western Europe;Baltic and Eastern Europe counties;Indicators of food security
Abstract: Straipsnyje pateikiami Europos šalių aprūpinimo maistu tyrimo rezultatai. Remiantis sukaupta teorine ir praktine medžiaga jame analizuojama Europos šalių aprūpinimo maistu rodikliai bei įvertinama aprūpinimo maistu situacija Vakarų Europos ir Baltijos bei Rytų Europos šalyse
The article presents the results of food security research in European countries. Food security indicators are analyzed, and food security situation in Western and Eastern European countries is evaluated with reference to theoretical and empirical material. Research methodology is discussed in the first part of the article. Main food security indicators for comparison are chosen based on theoretical and analytical analysis. These indicators are further divided into food security dimensions. Food availability dimension uses food production and trade indicators. Food accessibility dimension uses income, expenditure and food prices indicators. Stability dimension is evaluated using indicators of food price and economic stability because of the huge impact for food security of poor people that food and economic crisis had made. In order to get the situation, which reflects the real state of national food security, the calculation methodology of the integrated sustainable development index proposed by R. Čiegis (2009) is used. The second part of this article presents data used for food security analysis. The data for constructing thirteen indicators were taken from FAO and Eurostat online databases. For food intake per capita, food production and consumption indicators the most recent data available is used. The third part of this article presents the evaluation of food security in European countries. The main hypothesis is based on the previous observations noticing connection between food security level and economic development. However, these observations mostly were focused on food consumption indicators. This study incorporates different food security indicators. [...]
Affiliation(s): Ekonomikos katedra
Vilniaus universitetas Kauno humanitarinis fakultetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Taikomoji ekonomika: sisteminiai tyrimai / Applied Economics: Systematic Research 2012, nr. 6(1)
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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