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FSN Online Discussion: Addressing food security in biofuel certification

Over the past few years, a number of voluntary sustainability standards for the certification of biofuels have been developed. You are invited to share your views on the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) food security principle and criteria and on broader issues related to addressing food security in biofuel certification.


Food Security Communications E-learning Course

A free e-learning course on “Communicating for Food Security” has just been released by the EC-FAO Food Security Programme. The course aims at helping food security professionals use communications strategically so that their work will have maximum impact.  


Capacity Development, Food Security Policy and the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP)

FAO, Rome

An interview with Sheryl Hendriks, Associate Professor of Food Security from the University of Pretoria and Lead Technical Advisor for CAADP.


Measuring the impact of food security related programming - international workshop

FAO, Rome ( 6-7 December 2010 )

FAO, with support from the EC-FAO programme, organized a workshop on methods for evaluating the impact of food security related programmes.


New Food Security E-learning Courses in Spanish

( 29 November 2010 )

Spanish speakers can now join the over 50,000 people who have taken the food security e-learning courses. The courses are available for free online or on CD-rom. Developed by the EC-FAO Food Security for Information Decision Making Programme.


Global Forum discussion