Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021

Published on October 21, 2021
Current Context: The Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021 was released. It is framed by London-based Economist Impact and sponsored by Corteva Agriscience.
Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021
  • India is ranked at 71st position in the index with a score of 57.2 points.
  • The 1st position is marked by Ireland.
  • The 2nd and 3rd positions are marked by Australia and UK respectively.
  • The index measures the factors which impact food insecurity around the world.
  • It considers 4 parameters and 58 unique food security indicators to give ranking to the countries.
  • The parameters are: affordability, availability, quality and safety, and natural resources and resilience.
  • India’s rank in each parameter: 80th (affordability), 29th (availability), 74th (quality and safety), and 40th (natural resources and resilience).


Q.1 What is the rank of India in the Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021?
a. 58th
b. 97th
c. 71st
d. 41st

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