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

Topic: Right to food

Food Security and Nutrition resources

The right to adequate food and decent rural employment: joining forces

This advocacy brief explores in practice the linkages between the right to adequate food and rural decent employment and how they can mutually reinforce each other and maximize the results achieved with national and local partners. Its objective is to focus on raising awareness and increasing...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Responsible investment in agriculture and food systems

Responsible investment in agriculture and food systems is essential for enhancing food security and nutrition and supporting the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security. Responsible investment makes a significant contribution to enhancing...

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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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Ebola and food security and nutrition in West Africa: facing the challenges

This online consultation is promoted by the Platform of Alliances against Hunger and Malnutrition in West Africa in collaboration with the FSN Forum in West Africa. The online discussion aims to start the debate on Ebola and food security and nutrition in West Africa in order to gather strategy proposals with the purpose of anticipating a generalized food and nutrition crisis in the next few months in West Africa.