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

Topic: Country case studies

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Why has Africa become a net food importer?

That Africa has become a net importer of food and of agricultural products, despite its vast agricultural potential, is puzzling. Using data mainly for the period 1960-2007, this report seeks to explain Africa’s food-trade deficit since the mid-1970s. The core finding is that population growth,...

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How can social protection contribute to food security and nutrition in West Africa?

The FSN Forum in West Africa, a regional platform that help establish an effective dialogue between development stakeholders in the region, launches its first online discussion! The first discussion tackles opportunities and challenges of social protection for improved food security and nutrition in West Africa. We invite you to share experience, knowledge and way forward of social protection programmes in the region.