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Prelaunch preview: Global Food Security special issue on famine in Somalia

This special issue of Global Food Security analyses the background and multiple causes of the Somalian famine, the early warning and declaration, and the major constraints to access. Then it analyses the response, and notes major lessons learned for future prevention, mitigation and response to famine.


Committee on World Food Security - 39

FAO Headquarters, Rome ( 15 Oct 2012 - 20 Oct 2012 )

The CFS multi-stakeholder platform enables all viewpoints to be considered when deciding on concrete actions to address issues affecting food security and nutrition such as the economic crisis and the rising demand for food.


High level expert forum on food insecurity in protracted crises

FAO Headquarters, Rome ( 13-14 September 2012 )

This Forum will provide a space for consultation and policy dialogue to increase understanding and strengthen collaborative efforts among stakeholders. A key outcome of the Forum will be to come up with the basic elements of an Agenda for Action for Addressing Food Insecurity in Protracted Crises.


Improved global governance for hunger reduction programme

The “Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction” programme seeks to concretely improve the way in which the global community works together to eradicate hunger and malnutrition.


International workshop on socio-economic impacts of genetically modified crops

Newly published proceedings of the International workshop on socio-economic impacts of genetically modified (GM) crops. The report summarizes the findings from 21 international experts who have conducted socio-economic analyses of GMO crops around the world.


Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

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