Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Markets and trade

Food Security and Nutrition resources

E- learning course: Trade, food security and nutrition

The relationship between trade and food security is attracting increased attention on both the trade and development agendas, with trade recognized as one of the means for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This course addresses the linkages between trade and food security,...

Available in:
Food Security and Nutrition resources

Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017

In order for agriculture to become a driver of growth and a tool to alleviate poverty, the investments and performance of key players across agricultural value chains—from farmers to large and small agricultural businesses—are vital. Since 2013, Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) has...

Available in:
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

Food consumption, urbanisation and rural transformation: the trade dimensions

Growing urban demand for food – which now constitutes about 60–70 per cent of food consumption in Asia and more than half in Africa – is met largely by trade. This paper reviews evidence for what this trade means for rural areas, and for successful rural economic transformation. It also reviews...

Available in:
Food Security and Nutrition resources

Food systems at the rural-urban interface

Promoting better market access and market performance for smallholder agricultural producers and the provision of access to better quality and lower price food for the majority of the world’s population requires the strengthening of rural-urban linkages and putting ‘place-based development’ at...

Available in:
Outputs of discussions and consultations

Summary of "Using information technology in the agriculture of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies and beyond - The potential of Wisdom Agriculture for poverty reduction and improved food security"

This document summarizes the online discussion Using information technology in the agriculture of APEC economies and beyond – The potential of Wisdom Agriculture for poverty reduction and improved food security which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)...

Pages