Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Nutrition

Outputs of discussions and consultations

How can value chains be shaped to improve nutrition?

In March 2017 the Working Group on Nutrition-Sensitive Value Chains of the Rome-based Agencies (FAO, IFAD, WFP and Bioversity International) launched the online consultation How can value chains be shaped to improve nutrition? The consultation was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security...

Food Security and Nutrition resources

What drives diversification of national food supplies? A cross-country analysis

Little previous research has explored what drives the diversification of national food supplies (DFS) across countries and regions. We construct and analyse a cross-country dataset linking a simple DFS indicator - the share of calories supplied by nonstaple foods - with structural transformation...

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What role can agricultural extension and advisory services play in realizing gender equality and improved nutrition?

This discussion invites you to reflect on the role that agricultural extension and advisory services (AEAS) can play in contributing to reducing gender inequities and improving nutrition. The results  will inform the work of the Nutrition Working Group of the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) and interested Forum participants will be invited to be part of the broad community of this newly-formed group.

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems in practice

This publication provides a list of food system-based intervention options to improve nutrition and a set concrete entry points for maximizing the impact of each intervention. Developed through leveraging different expertise in FAO, it is a key resource to assist professionals involved in...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Global Report on Food Crises 2017

The European Union, WFP and FAO have joined forces to coordinate the compilation of analyses to increase the impact of humanitarian and resilience responses through the preparation of the “Global report on Food Crises”. The Global Report enhances coordination and decision-making through a...

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