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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 Agrifood 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 Open call
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Call for experiences in the use and application of two sets of CFS policy recommendations on climate change and water in the context of food security and nutrition

A monitoring event is planned to be organized during the October 2021 Plenary Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to share experiences and good practices in the use and application of two sets of policy recommendations: "Food security and climate change" and "Water for Food Security and Nutrition". The CFS invites stakeholders to provide input on their experiences in using and applying any of these policy recommendations.

Ongoing Consultation
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Core food and agricultural indicators for measuring the private sector’s contribution to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

FAO is developing guidance on how to measure the contribution of food- and agriculture private actors to the achievement of the SDGs in a consistent manner and in alignment with countries’ needs on monitoring the attainment of the SDG agenda. With this online consultation, the Office of the Chief Statistician of FAO aims to gather feedback on the draft indicators and guideline that have been developed in this context.

News on Food Security and Nutrition

  • SURVEY - Taking Stock of Global Capacity for Ecosystems Restoration

    To prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems worldwide, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2021-2030 as the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. When the strategy guiding this UN Decade was launched in September 2020, it was accompanied by a general survey, designed to assess what individuals already knew about restoration – and how they would like to be involved in the movement. However, to accomplish the world’s ambitious restoration goals by 2030, individual and voluntary action is not enough. There is a need to strategically strengthen capacities of those[...]
  • WEBINAR - Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems

    The technical webinar "Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems" is part of the series organised by the FAO elearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). The webinar aims to: 1) provide an overview of the existing resources on the formulation of nutrition-sensitive outcomes for sustainable food system policies, investments and programmes; 2) promote an understanding of current country needs to prioritize interventions, and 3) share the results of national[...]
  • WEBINAR - How can we produce food and take action for climate and nature?

    Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in agriculture are a critical solution for positive change. Farmers, ranchers, and food producers are on the frontlines of climate change and play an important role in developing and implementing solutions. Climate and biodiversity actors are increasingly seeing agriculture as a central solution set and they are engaging the agricultural community to solve our collective challenges. When deployed properly, NbS can provide a triple benefit: improving the productivity and resilience of agriculture, mitigating and adapting to climate change, and enhancing nature and[...]