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MUNOZ SANCHEZ, Liliana Patricia et al. Food security in some families from rural population at Risaralda Colombia. Investig. andina [online]. 2014, vol.16, n.29, pp.1016-1028. ISSN 0124-8146.

Introduction: since 1996, Colombia began changes in many institutions for increase nutritional level in all country. The police was calling Plan Nacional de Alimentación y Nutrición (PNAN 1996-2005). Methods: our work defined the baseline in food security. We were visiting 161 homes in 113 living children. The sample was not randomized. We were applying ELCSA (Escala Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Seguridad Alimentaria) is an scale for security food, social participation in schools and biodiversity for many countries village. Results: we found 70.8% house with adults in unsafe food. The unsafe food in house with children were 67.3%. Conclusion: the unsafe food was independence from schools, countries villages and cities.

Keywords : Food Security; Rural Population; Sustainable Agriculture.

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