Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Food systems

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition report​​​​​​​

This year's report features the theme: "The Food Security and Nutrition - Conflict Nexus: Building Resilience for Food Security, Nutrition and Peace".   

The report indicates that during the first decade of the millinium,  sub-Saharan Africa made sound progress in the fight against...

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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

Global challenges for a sustainable production of food of animal origin

Food of animal origin contribute to meet human requirements and have large significance, mainly for children and juveniles as well as for pregnant and lactating women and they may stabilize human nutrition. Due to the increase of global population, the higher income in many countries and to...

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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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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Food Sustainability Index

The Food Sustainability Index, created by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, is a tool designed to highlight international policies and best practices relating to global paradoxes and to the main SDGs for food,...

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