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Country Briefs for over 30 Countries Available

These country briefs cover the period from September to December 2010 and cover cereal and livestock prices, government policies, disasters and conflicts, and vegetation cover.


Online consultations for the High Level Panel of Experts of the CFS

FSN Forum

The Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) of the CFS is holding two open consultations on price volatility and on land tenure and international investments in agriculture.


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.


Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Ongoing activities