Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición • Foro FSN

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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Los alimentos de venta en las calles y la agricultura urbana y periurbana: perspectivas para una coalición estratégica hacia la seguridad alimentaria

El objetivo de este debate es compartir puntos de vista sobre los vínculos reales y potenciales entre la venta de alimentos en las calles y la agricultura y horticultura urbana y periurbana (AUP), analizando si, y de qué manera, esos vínculos pueden servir de base para posibles estrategias para mejorar la seguridad alimentaria en áreas urbanas.

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Climate Change and Food Security in Pacific Island Countries

With increasing global temperatures, rising sea levels and more frequent and intense extreme weather events, Pacific islands countries, especially those in warmer latitudes, are the most vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. Their populations are expected to be among the first...

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Food Losses and Waste in Europe and Central Asia

The paper discusses the issues and policy options for reduction of food losses and waste in Europe and Central Asia, focusing primarily on middle and low income countries of the region.
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