Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Measurement / Assessment

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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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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Global Early Warning – Early Action Report on Food Security and Agriculture

The quarterly Global Early Warning – Early Action Report on Food Security and Agriculture monitors situations at risk for potential disasters and adverse impacts on food security and agriculture. Risks are categorized according to their potential consequence as either “high risk” or “on watch”...

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FAO Policy Portal

FAO is committed to strengthening its engagement and impact at policy level in order to meet the challenges presented by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and within our own strategic framework.

The FAO policy portal provides a gateway to FAO policy and governance work on the...

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Human Development Report 2016: Human Development for Everyone

The 2016 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent, analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and policies. 

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A critical review of selected tools for assessing community resilience

The concept of resilience is increasingly used in academic and policy circles. To operationalize this concept and reduce the ambiguities surrounding it, since the turn of the century, various resilience assessment methodologies have been introduced. This paper provides a critical review of 36...

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FAO and the SDGs

On 25 September 2015, the 193 Member States of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – including 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets – committing the international community to end poverty and hunger and achieve sustainable development between...

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