What is it about?

It uses a logit regression model to determine the key socioeconomic determinants of food insecurity in Zambia.

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Why is it important?

Food insecurity remains a key problem in many sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. In fact, it is a reflection of high poverty levels. Finding optimal solutions to address SSA's food insecurity problem requires that we understand the key socioeconomic drivers at the household level.


Only by understanding the socioeconomic determinants of food insecurity can we put in place optimal policies to address the problem.

Maio Bulawayo

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This page is a summary of: Socioeconomic Determinants of Food Insecurity among Zambian Households: Evidence from a National Household Survey, Journal of Asian and African Studies, April 2019, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/0021909619841655.
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