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Nouvelles en matière de sécurité alimentaire et de nutrition

  • Food Loss Analysis E-learning course

    Food loss is a complex issue, often with multiple and interrelated causes operating at different levels. This e-learning course introduces the FAO Case study methodology for the analysis of critical food loss points. This method focuses on revealing and analyzing the multidimensional causes of losses in selected food supply chains, identification of critical loss points, and recommendation of feasible food loss reduction solutions and strategies.[...]
  • The new IPC Global Platform is NOW ONLINE!

    The new IPC Global platform offers a cleaner design, more flexibility in terms of structure and strengthens the access and exchange of information on IPC. It consists of two main portals: About IPC and Partnerships that gives you access to information on IPC implementation both at global and country level, upcoming events, key resources and featured stories; A dedicated IPC Analysis Portal that gives you access to all IPC analyses released by the countries adopting the IPC classification for analyzing acute and chronic food insecurity, and acute malnutrition through a custom action filter and[...]
  • 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[...]
  • Call for Contributions for UNSCN News

    Open until 31 January 2018 UNSCN NEWS is the flagship, peer-reviewed publication of the UNSCN. The 2018 edition will focus on equity and non-discrimination as drivers of good nutrition. Inherent barriers exist in food systems that prevent people from overcoming persistent and intergenerational malnutrition and poverty. In order to overcome these barriers and ensure that no one is left behind, systematic analysis of food system dynamics, as well as the various causes of malnutrition, will help assess how equity impacts and is impacted by nutrition. Inequality refers to differences, variation[...]
  • Technical workshop: The drivers and impacts of migration and labour mobility in origins and destinations

    A technical workshop titled: The drivers and impacts of migration and labour mobility in origins and destinations: Building the evidence base for policies that promote safe, orderly and regular people’s and labour mobility for poverty reduction and sustainable development will take place at FAO headquarters, Rome. The workshop will bring together researchers and policy makers from around the world in an effort to provide evidence, promote understanding, enhance dialogue on migration, labor and people’s mobility for poverty reduction and sustainable development. The objectives are: 1.[...]
  • 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: On the IFPRI portal you can post comments and questions over the next 24 hours and an expert will respond in real time.[...]
  • Asia and the Pacific Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition

    The Asia Pacific Symposium ( 10-11 November 2017, Bangkok) links to the FAO and WHO International Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition held in Rome in December 2016, and is one of four follow-up events focused on specific world regions. The aims are to enhance agriculture and food systems’ visibility, create policy and programme options, promote sustainable diets and build partnerships through taking stock of evidence on transformational change in food systems toward sustainability, and their link to positive health and nutrition outcomes. The[...]
  • 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[...]