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.
This new publication presents the work of the FSN Forum, offering an overview of how Forum activities and its vast network of participants around the world help FAO to tackle the root causes of poverty and hunger and support countries, organizations and communities in their efforts to improve lives.[...]
Today, the 2017 edition of the State of Food and Agriculture has been released. This year, the theme of the report is “Leveraging food systems for inclusive rural transformation”. The new report looks at how population growth, increasing urbanization, technologies, and climate change are transforming rural and urban areas, and how the world’s food systems are evolving. The report concludes that fulfilling the 2030 Agenda depends crucially on progress in rural areas, which is where most of the poor and hungry live today, and outlines a strategy for how agriculture and rural economies in[...]