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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Agricultural techniques


Mainstreaming biodiversity in agriculture, fisheries and forestry for improved food security and better nutrition

Biodiversity and ecosystem services are essential in supporting agriculture in multiples ways and at all levels. These interlinkages are increasingly seen as key for livelihoods, welfare, production and development.

This online consultation will contribute to define further the objectives and partnerships of FAO's Biodiversity Mainstreaming Platform and to advance the development of its work programme.

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Towards a water and food secure future

The aim of this paper is to provide policy-makers with a helpful overview of the technical and economic aspects of water use in agriculture, with particular emphasis on crop and livestock production. Through 2050, in many countries, agriculture will remain an important determinant of economic...

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Outputs of discussions and consultations

Sustainable farming systems for food and nutrition security

This document summarizes the online discussion Sustainable farming systems for food and nutrition security, which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 23 October to 10 November 2017.

The discussion was facilitated by Alan Dangour, Professor in...

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The 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) and its significance for food security in Africa

Ahead of the 11th WTO Ministerial Meeting in Buenos Aires in December 2017, FAO and IFPRI, respectively through the FSN Forum and the IFPRI Food Security Portal, are joining forces to provide a platform to share knowledge and exchange views on the significance of the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference for Africa. This is a chance to raise awareness on the linkages between trade and food security, and on the significance of the WTO agreements with regard to these linkages.




Sustainable Farming Systems for Food and Nutrition Security

Ending hunger and malnutrition is a challenge with sustainable agriculture and food systems at its very heart. Understanding the links between agriculture, food security and nutrition, and the environment is of central importance for any advancement towards the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals. This discussion aims to stimulate debate around this nexus and to feed into current research initiatives.