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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 Consultation

The Future UNIDROIT-FAO-IFAD Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC)

UNIDROIT, in collaboration with FAO and IFAD, is preparing a future Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC), to cater for the needs of legal counsels working on the leasing of agricultural land from States and local communities. This online consultation invites you to share your views and comments on the document's Zero Draft. 

News on Food Security and Nutrition

  • Survey on gardening interventions in humanitarian emergencies and conflict-affected settings

    Home Gardens For Resilience and Recovery (HG4RR) is mapping the current state of small-scale garden interventions in conflict-affected and emergency settings. We would like to know more about what gardening interventions have already been implemented in these settings. Your replies will be used to classify the types of garden interventions across different emergency settings, to understand what works and what does not, and to identify existing knowledge gaps. Please answer the following set of questions, which will take 10-15 minutes. Deadline: October 31, 2019. Take the survey here ------[...]
  • Webinar: Diet modelling in the development of food-based dietary guidelines

    Most food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) are accompanied by a graphic which expresses recommendations in a visual format, such as a plate or pyramid, in order to facilitate understanding by the general population. However, details on how the proportionalities of food groups depicted are arrived at are often not published, and there does not appear to be one clear way of doing this. Several (mainly high income) countries use formal diet? modelling approaches to develop food patterns or food guides intended to provide consumers with information on how to select the types and amounts of food[...]