Note by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World
Food Security
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Towards enhancing effective, inclusive, evidence-informed, decision making

The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to world food security and nutrition.

It provides independent, comprehensive and evidence-based analysis, and elaborates its  studies through a scientific, transparent and inclusive process.


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Meet the Steering Committee

15 world-renowned experts, appointed by the Bureau of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to serve as members of the Steering Committee of the HLPE-FSN, from the closure of CFS 51 Plenary session until the closure of the CFS Plenary session of October 2025.

The HLPE-FSN working procedures ensure legitimacy among stakeholders and a high degree of scientific quality: they involve broad stakeholder consultations and the incorporation of different forms of knowledge and expertise, as well as a rigorous scientific peer-review process.