Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición • Foro FSN

Topic: Food prices

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Food and nutrition in numbers 2014

Overcoming malnutrition in all of its forms – caloric undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity – requires a combination of interventions in different areas that guarantee the availability of and access to healthy diets. Among the key areas, interventions are required in food...

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Trade Liberalization and Food Security: For a New Green Revolution in Africa

The purpose of this study is to provide a framework in order to analyze the relation between trade liberalization and food security in Africa. From the 80s, the Bretton Woods institutions consider trade liberalization as a solution to achieve food security in Africa. In this study, the analysis...

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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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Consulta del HLPE sobre el borrador cero del informe: Biocombustibles y Seguridad Alimentaria

El Grupo de Alto Nivel de Expertos en Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición (HLPE, por sus siglas en inglés) busca ahora aportaciones sobre el borrador cero del informe sobre biocombustibles y seguridad alimentaria. El informe tiene por objeto proporcionar evaluaciones equilibradas y con base científica de las oportunidades y desafíos qua la producción de biocombustibles pueda representar para la seguridad alimentaria, de forma que los biocombustibles puedan producirse donde sea social, económica y ambientalmente factible hacerlo

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