Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Training material

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Policy outreach and communications - what works for improving food security and nutrition at the country level?

The degree to which the Food Security and Nutrition information produced is actually used by decision makers, and influences policy making, remains unclear. Through this discussion we would like to explore the factors that contribute to our evidence and knowledge actually being used in policy making processes.

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Family Poultry Development - Issues, opportunities and constraints

This document is based on the activities and findings of the “Smallholder Poultry Development Programme”, which was funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and implemented by FAO in cooperation with the International Network for Family Poultry Development (INFPD) and...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

A Vegetable Garden for All

A practical guide for setting up family gardens for the production of nutritious, safe food crops, that would contribute to the diets of populations affected by food insecurity.

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Advancing Agroforestry on the Policy Agenda – A guide for decision-makers

Agroforestry systems include both traditional and modern land-use systems in which trees are managed together with crops and/or animal production systems in agricultural settings. Even though these benefits justify increased investment in the development of agroforestry systems, the sector is disadvantaged by adverse policies, legal constraints and a lack of coordination between the governmental sectors to which it contributes.
Food Security and Nutrition resources

Food Security - Communications Toolkit

Food security professionals increasing realize that they must use communications strategically for their work to have a maximum impact. While most organizations have invested heavily in food security analysis and research, many still need to enhance their communications to ensure their findings...

Food Security and Nutrition resources

On-farm practices for the safe use of wastewater in urban and peri-urban horticulture

This training handbook is a field guide for training urban and peri-urban vegetable farmers in safe practices when using wastewater in vegetable production. It is designed to provide complete information, knowledge and skills for safer and successful production of vegetables in urban and peri-urban farming systems.
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