Mecanismo flexible multiasociados (FMM)

Linking SDGs 1 and 2 through pro-poor inclusive value chain development in the context of SIDS

Objective

To establish an enabling environment for the development of pro-poor inclusive food systems in Pacific SIDS through knowledge and evidence generation and dissemination, and capacity development for inclusive and efficient nutrition-sensitive value chains.

Major results

• Reviewed existing data and studies on poverty, food security and nutrition
vulnerabilities in Pacific SIDS.
•  Designed and implemented tools to support improved vulnerability assessments
through trials in selected areas.
•  Co-organized one regional workshop to discuss findings and agree on national level
vulnerability assessment methodology to support and way forward monitoring
progress towards SDGs 1 and 2 in Pacific SIDS.
•  Reviewed and analysed data and studies on food system/value chain development in
Pacific SIDS.
•  Identified and further analysed specific farm to fork value chains that are employment
intensive, environmentally sustainable, that contribute to healthier diets.
•  Identified and analysed policies and strategies to support the economic development
and food security and nutrition of vulnerable groups.
•  Provided technical assistance to government for evidence-based policy development
and cross-country, exchange to exchange lessons learned.
•  Completed market intelligence reports on selected business opportunities.
•  Supported participation of representatives from all SIDS sub-regions in key regional
meetings, such as the Global Breadfruit Summit, 2017.