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FSN Forum in Africapart of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition

The Forum on Food Security and Nutrition in Africa (FSN Forum in Africa) is a regional multi-stakeholder platform on food security and nutrition where knowledge links with practice and policy decisions through a facilitated policy dialogue.

FSN Forum in Africa is fully integrated into the overall activities of FAO’s Global FSN Forum and provides a channel to contribute to initiatives and voice ideas and concerns on food security and nutrition in the region.

This Forum is available in English and French and is based in the Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA) in FAO.

News on Food Security and Nutrition

  • The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

    The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019) was launched today in New York City. The report gives an updated estimate of the number of hungry people in the world, including regional and national breakdowns, and provides the latest data on child stunting and wasting as well as on adult and child obesity. This year, for the first time, the report also present the estimates of a new indicator: the prevalence of moderate and severe food insecurity based on the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES). This new edition of the report also includes a special focus on economic[...]
  • Discover the EVAL-ForwARD Community of Practice

    A new video presents the rationale behind EVAL-ForwARD , a Community of Practice on evaluation for Food Security, Agriculture and Rural Development jointly supported by the evaluation offices of FAO, WFP and IFAD. The objectives of EVAL-ForwARD are to enhance awareness and capacities at country-level about evaluation in the agriculture, food security and rural development sectors, with a close focus on the evaluation of efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2 – End Hunger.[...]