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Food and Shelter

Explore Gallup's research.

by Anna Herforth, Ty Beal and Andrew Rzepa

This World Food Day, read about how the new Global Diet Quality Project will gather current, comparable data on what people eat around the world.

by Julie Ray and Andrew Dugan

The World Risk Poll, the first global study of worry and risk, provides insight into how well governments around the world are fulfilling their mandate to keep their people safe.

by Julie Ray

Billions worldwide worry that they will be seriously harmed by consuming unsafe food and water, and nearly as many expect it to happen in the next two years, according to the new Lloyd's Register Foundation World Risk Poll.

by Jon Clifton

To achieve an absolute victory in the war against poverty, world leaders cannot rely solely on economic indicators; they also need to know what people are thinking.

by Kristjan Archer and Andrew Rzepa

Results from Gallup's new global measure of diet quality provide strong evidence linking food insecurity and nutrition.

by Julie Ray

U.S. approval ratings. Emotions. Elections. Migration. Safety. Brexit. What was the world's biggest story? Read Gallup editors' top picks.

by Jon Clifton

Through Afghanistan's presidential election in late September, Gallup will be publishing a new story every week on how Afghans' lives are going.

by Carlo Cafiero, Meghan Miller and Sara Viviani

The FAO's microdata on the prevalence of moderate and severe food insecurity are now open to researchers, policymakers and others.

by Michael D. Smith, Matthew P. Rabbitt and Alisha Coleman-Jensen

USDA researchers recently used the FAO's Food Insecurity Experience Scale to identify the common determinants of food insecurity in 134 countries.

by Renata Baborska, Emilio Hernandez, Emiliano Magrini and Cristian Morales-Opazo

Financial inclusion -- savings services, in particular -- may help battle food insecurity, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N.

by Audrey Pereira and Pablo Diego-Rosell

Food insecurity persists in high- and low-income countries alike. Across 147 countries, four in 10 children under 15 live with an adult who is food insecure.