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.
Landesa and the Land Portal will co-facilitate a dialogue on the principles and practices of land-based investments, with a focus on the Tanzanian context. This is intended as part of the broader conversation on responsible investment in land principles, guidelines and practices that has proliferated since the 2009 food crisis and subsequent ‘land grabs’ that swept the global south. This discussion is intended to bring to the fore a grounded perspective on a conversation and debate that often remains in the conceptual or abstract. The Tanzanian context is particularly relevant because of the[...]
FAO has just released the Toolkit and E-learning modules on Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture and Food Systems. This integrated package of guidance materials, developed by drawing upon expertise from across the Organisation and of many partners, aims at enhancing capacities for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of nutrition-sensitive food system policies and programmes, in line with the Rome Declaration on Nutrition, the SDGs and UN Decade of Action for Nutrition. The “Toolkit for Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture and Food Systems” is composed by four tools: Key recommendations for[...]