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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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News and insights
Food Security and Nutritin in Brazil, Consea national meeting 5+2, 2018
The right to food is a political matter

It is the turn of institutions to pay attention and translate into reality the recommendations they receive for a more equitable and fare future...

HLPE-FSN Steering Committee renewal: call for nominations - DEADLINE EXTENDED!

DEADLINE EXTENDED! To renew the composition of the Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition...

HLPE-FSN Steering Commettee members
Science–policy–society interfaces must be independent, transparent, accessible, consultative and evidence-based

Eight HLPE-FSN experts will participate as members in the scientific committee of the the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub and support...

Urban and peri-urban FSN
Call for experts on urban and peri-urban food systems, food security and nutrition

The CFS HLPE-FSN is looking for ad hoc experts to draft the report on: “Strengthening urban and peri-urban food systems to achieve food security...



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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 49 Plenary session (14 October 2021) until the closure of the CFS Plenary session of October 2023.

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.