Drivers Policies and leadership

Political stability and absence of violence and terrorism index


The political stability and absence of violence/terrorism index measures perceptions of the likelihood that the government will be destabilized or overthrown by unconstitutional or violent means, including politically-motivated violence and terrorism. A higher score indicates more stability.


Perceptions of instability and violence can impact medium- and long-term investment in food system components. In addition, it can impact people's behavior.