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Topic: Vulnerability

Agenda for Action for Addressing Food Insecurity in Protracted Crises

Agenda for Action for Addressing Food Insecurity in Protracted Crises

Protracted crises situations are those in which food insecurity and malnutrition are particularly severe, persistent and at scale.
This discussion seeks feedback on the zero draft of the Agenda for Action for Addressing Food Insecurity in Protracted Crises and will contribute to the preparation of the First Draft.

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What is the role of social relations and networks in household food security and nutrition?

What is the role of social relations and networks in household food security and nutrition?

The ability to access and consume nutritious food is to some extent an outcome of their membership and relationships with other members of society. This is especially true in times of crises. To identify and discuss success stories, challenges and way forward to achieving food and nutritional security, this discussion focuses on social relations and networks for food security and nutrition.

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How to better understand and respond to the vulnerability of households in the Sahel and in West Africa?

How to better understand and respond to the vulnerability of households in the Sahel and in West Africa?

The communities of Sahelian West Africa (Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali) face, year after year, hardships due to drought despite all the aid awarded by international organizations. Lack of understanding of the communities' societies and a fragmented approach seem to be among the causes. What can we do to increase the impact of assistance programmes and reduce the vulnerability of these households?

 

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05.09.2010 - 26.09.2010
Climate Change and Food Security: setting the track for the HLPE

Climate Change and Food Security: setting the track for the HLPE

Food and nutrition insecurity and climate change are, more than ever, the two major global challenges humanity is facing. These challenges are inextricably linked, and so should be the world’s responses.
The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) is conducting a study on climate change to facilitate and inform the policy decision-making of CFS members and invites you to provide your views on the aspects that should be considered.

 

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13.06.2011 - 06.07.2011