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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition “FSN Forum” is an online platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue on food security and nutrition facilitated by FAO’s Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA).

The FSN Forum allows registered members and other stakeholders to engage in policy dialogue and knowledge sharing on food security and nutrition both globally and in targeted geographic areas.

Ongoing Activities

Ongoing Discussion
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Responding to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on food value chains through efficient logistics

The COVID-19 pandemic has developed into the greatest global health, social and financial challenge of the 21st century. It is impacting not only people’s lives, livelihoods and nutrition but also food trade, food supply chains and markets.
With this online consultation we invite you to share examples, best practices and case studies of how the impact of the COVID-19 containment measures on food security and agriculture are being managed in your countries from a trade and logistics point of view.

Discussion
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Improving communications for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Africa: How should we move forward?

The emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is complicating the management of many infectious diseases. It endangers animal health and welfare, food production and adversely affects the functioning of human, animal and plant health systems and economies. What can be done to communicate these risks effectively, ensuring the proactive participation of stakeholders at all levels in adressing this issue?

News on Food Security and Nutrition

  • Werbinar: Innovation in social protection in response to COVID-19 in the NENA region: Building on best practices case

    Thursday, 9 July 2020 @14:00 - 15:30 (UTC+2) The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread throughout the Near East and North Africa (NENA) - Arab States region. The pandemic will have huge impacts on public health and represents already an unprecedented shock to economies, food systems and labour markets globally and in the NENA region, affecting rural poverty and resilience. It is estimated that an additional 8.3 million people in the region could fall into poverty. Given this broader impact, the consequences of COVID-19 pandemic require responses that go far beyond the[...]
  • SALSA Project Final Conference: Can small farms and food businesses improve people’s access to more and better food in our globalized world?

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the University of Évora present the SALSA Project Final Conference Can small farms and food businesses improve people’s access to more and better food in our globalized world? Thursday, 25 June 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 and from 11:30 to 13:00 (CET) Please register to follow the virtual event through the Zoom conferencing platform. The webcast will be streamed live on YouTube in English. For more information click here. The Research and Extension Unit (AGDR) of FAO participates in SALSA – Small Farms, Small Food Businesses and[...]