• How can food security best be measured in order to examine associations with human outcomes?
• How can the performance of food systems be measured in regard to the health and well-being of both the human and environmental subsystems?
• How do agriculture and aquaculture affect food security, and how does a lack of food security affect human health, and in turn, agricultural/aquacultural systems?
• How can food security be made resilient to sudden shocks such as natural or man-made disaster?”
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IDR TEAM MEMBERS
• Sylvie M. Brouder, Purdue University
• Fabrice A.J. DeClerck, CATIE
• Peter S. Kettlewell, Harper Adams University College
• Ashley M. Latta, University of Maryland
• Emilio F. Moran, Indiana University
• Seth C. Murray, Texas A&M University/Texas AgriLife Research
• Thomas L. Rabaey, General Mills Inc.
• Penny K. Riggs, Texas A&M University