Forum global sur la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition • Forum FSN

Nouvelles en matière de sécurité alimentaire et de nutrition

  • IPC Newsletter - November 2014

    The fifth issue of the IPC Newsletter highlights important initiatives and technical developments undertaken at global level, among them the 10th Anniversary of IPC , the Roll-out of the IPC-Chronic Classification , the Piloting of the IPC Nutrition Phase Classification , and the IPC Global Awareness Raising for Decision Making . This issue also features recent IPC impacts, results and progress achieved at regional and country level in Africa, Latin America, Asia & Near East. Please download the newletter here[...]
  • Right to Food Timeline

    The Right to Food Timeline highlights national, regional and global milestones for the realization of the right to adequate food as well as other substantive contributions to the implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines.[...]
  • The State of Food and Agriculture 2014

    More than 500 million family farms manage the majority of the world's agricultural land and produce most of the world's food. We need family farms to ensure global food security, to care for and protect the natural environment and to end poverty, undernourishment and malnutrition. Goals can be thoroughly achieved if public policies support family farms to become more productive and sustainable; in other words policies must support family farms to innovate within a system that recognizes their diversity and the complexity of the challenges faced. The State of Food and Agriculture 2014:[...]
  • Food Security Commitment and Capacity Profile

    Monitoring commitment and capacity to act on food insecurity and malnutrition: the Food Security Commitment and Capacity Profile methodology There is a global consensus that strong political commitment by Governments and development partners is key to the elimination of hunger and malnutrition. It is against this background that FAO has developed a methodology to assess and track efforts of national stakeholders to act on food insecurity and malnutrition: the Food Security Commitment and Capacity Profile (FSCCP) ( http://www.fao.org/3/a-i3998e.pdf ). The methodology provides a tool that helps[...]
  • The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014

    SOFI 2014 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and World Food Summit (WFS) hunger targets. The 2014 report also presents further insights into the suite of food security indicators introduced in 2013 and analyses in greater depth the dimensions of food security – availability, access, stability and utilization. In addition, this year’s report examines the diverse experiences of seven countries , with a specific focus on the enabling environment for food security and nutrition that reflects commitment and capacities across[...]
  • FSN Forum article on Street Food

    Street Food: The way forward for better food safety and nutrition This article summarizes the outcomes of an FSN Forum online discussion on Street Foods and is included in the publication: Street Food. Culture, economy, health and governance, just released by Routledge. Read more[...]
  • New course: Food security in an urbanising society

    Due to continuing rural-urban migration, over 50% of the world’s population now lives in densely populated urban areas. They rely heavily on all sorts of markets for their daily food needs. These are supplied through overstressed, complex agro-logistical networks that often fail. This course offered by the Centre for Development Innovation of Wageningen UR focuses on how rural production and urban market systems can be integrated such that rural and urban communities can access nutritious food that is both affordable and acceptable.[...]
  • E-Discussion on “Forward Thinking for ICT use in Asian Agri-Food Chains”

    From August 13th to September 5th CIARD will host the e-forum on “Forward Thinking for ICT use in Asian Agri-Food Chains” organized by AFITA, FAO and GFAR. This facilitated e-discussion will consider how agri-food chains in Asia may develop in the future (by 2030) and what roles will ICTs may play in their development. The future development of agri-food chains in Asia may also give direction to innovation in ICTs applied in these chains. This e-discussion will focus on what futures may happen for Asian agri-food systems and ICTs through research, innovation, changes in institutions,[...]
  • IPC Newsletter - July 2014

    The fourth issue of the IPC Newsletter highlights important initiatives and technical developments undertaken at global level, among them the Global Event on the Use and Impact of IPC, the Launch of the IPC Chronic Food Insecurity Classification and the new IPC Nutrition Classification initiative. It also features recent IPC impacts, results and progress achieved at Regional and Country Level in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Near East.[...]

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