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Le Forum FSN en Afriquefait partie intégrante du Forum global sur la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition

Nouvelles en matière de sécurité alimentaire et de nutrition

  • Discover the EVAL-ForwARD Community of Practice

    A new video presents the rationale behind EVAL-ForwARD , a Community of Practice on evaluation for Food Security, Agriculture and Rural Development jointly supported by the evaluation offices of FAO, WFP and IFAD. The objectives of EVAL-ForwARD are to enhance awareness and capacities at country-level about evaluation in the agriculture, food security and rural development sectors, with a close focus on the evaluation of efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2 – End Hunger.[...]
  • All Africa synthetic pesticide congress and the eastern Africa conference on scaling up agroecology and ecological organic trade mutually merge

    The “1st All Africa Synthetic Pesticide Congress” organized by the World Food Preservation Center Ò LLC merges with the Eastern Africa conference on “Scaling up Agroecology and Ecological Organic Trade” organized by Biovision Africa Trust, IFOAM Organics International and their Partners to become the “ 1st International Conference on Agroecology Transforming Agriculture & Food Systems in Africa”. The “1st All Africa Congress on Synthetic Pesticides, Environment, Human and Animal Health” has expanded its goals by the recognition of Agroecology as a means of combatting synthetic pesticide[...]
  • Appel à soumissions : concours de rédactions

    Thème : « Mobilisation pour un impact sur le développement agricole ; partage d’expériences de jeunes africains » Alors que 2018 touche à sa fin et que le Forum pour la recherche agricole en (FARA) élabore son plan stratégique décennal, l’organisation cherche à s’informer de la mobilisation des jeunes dans l’agriculture en Afrique par diverses institutions agricoles membres du Forum. Dans cet esprit, les jeunes professionnels pour la recherche agricole pour le développement (YPARD)- Afrique en collaboration avec le FARA lancent un concours de rédaction permettant aux jeunes de décrire leurs[...]
  • Land Resources Planning Toolbox

    The LRP Toolbox is a freely accessible online source for a range of stakeholders, directly or indirectly involved in land use planning. The Toolbox contains a comprehensive number of existing tools and approaches that are used to implement land resources planning. The overall goal of the Toolbox is to make potential users aware of the existence of these tools, facilitate access to their information, and assist with the selection of those tools that meet the requirements of different stakeholders, operating at different levels, in different regions, and in different sectors. See the users’[...]
  • La FAO à la 11ème Conférence ministérielle de l'OMC à Buenos Aires, Argentine (MC11)

    Les liens entre commerce et sécurité alimentaire bénéficient d’une attention accrue dans les programmes axés sur le commerce et le développement. Le commerce équitable est reconnu comme un facteur déterminant en vue d’atteindre les objectifs du Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030 et l'Objectif Faim Zéro dans le contexte des changements climatiques. Compte tenu de l’évolution constante des modes de consommation et de production, le commerce mondial de produits agricoles devrait continuer de croître au cours de la prochaine décennie. Le défi consiste maintenant à faire en sorte[...]
  • Live session: The 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) and its significance for food security in Africa

    Today the online discussion: “The 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) and its significance for food security in Africa” is complemented by a live session now ongoing on the Sub Saharan Africa Food Security Portal of IFPRI, at this link: ssa.foodsecurityportal.org/forums/wto-ministerial-conference-its-significance-food-security-africa On the IFPRI portal you can post comments and questions over the next 24 hours and an expert will respond in real time.[...]
  • Launch of the Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition report

    Accra/Abidjan/Rome - The number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa has increased mainly due to the impact of conflict and climate change with the situation pointing to the urgent need to build affected communities' resilience and to find peaceful solutions that strengthen food security, FAO said today. The prevalence of chronic undernourishment appears to have risen from 20.8 to 22.7 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to FAO's Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition report (2017). This year's report, which features the theme: "The Food Security and Nutrition[...]
  • The State of Food and Agriculture 2017

    Today, the 2017 edition of the State of Food and Agriculture has been released. This year, the theme of the report is “Leveraging food systems for inclusive rural transformation”. The new report looks at how population growth, increasing urbanization, technologies, and climate change are transforming rural and urban areas, and how the world’s food systems are evolving. The report concludes that fulfilling the 2030 Agenda depends crucially on progress in rural areas, which is where most of the poor and hungry live today, and outlines a strategy for how agriculture and rural economies in[...]
  • FAO/GIEWS quarterly report Crop Propects and Food Situation

    FAO/GIEWS has released the latest issue of the Crop Prospects and Food Situation quarterly report that focuses on developments affecting the food situation of developing countries and Low-Income Food-Deficit Countries. The report also includes an overview of global cereal production prospects and a table highlighting countries that require external assistance for food, identifying the primary causes of the local food crises. HIGHLIGHTS Counties requiring external assistance for food: FAO estimates that 37 countries are in need of external assistance for food in the world. Persisting conflicts[...]

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