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A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research papers related to the study of the variables Food Security, Economic Impact, to determine the benefits and impacts in the country of Ecuador.  The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document was to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in the Scopus database during the period 201 7-2022, achieving the identification of 256 publications. The information provided by this platform was organized through graphs and figures categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics have been described, the position of different authors towards the proposed theme is referenced through a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings made through this research, it is found  that Brazil,  with 109  publications, was the country with the highest scientific production registered in the name of authors affiliated with institutions in that country. The Area of Knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to  the study of Food Security, Economic Impact, was Agricultural and Biological Sciences with 121 published documents, and the Type of Publication most used during the period indicated above wasthe Articles    with  76%  of the total scientific production.

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1Gabriel de Jesús Neira-Vera, 2Raul Ruperto Silva-Idrovo, 3Carmen Andrade-Garófalo, 4Fernando Xavier Carrillo-Pérez, 5Pedro Alexander Avilés-Almeida, 6Guido Homero Poveda-Burgos

1Docente de la universidad de Guayaquil, 

2Docente de la Universidad de Guayaquil, 

3Docente de la Universidad de Guayaquil, 

5Docente de la Universidad de Guayaquil, 

6Docente de la Universidad de Guayaquil,


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