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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Jane Battersby during the launch of the HLPE-FSN report on urban and peri-urban food systems
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1.7 billion people in urban and peri-urban areas face food insecurity
02/07/2024

New HLPE-FSN report highlights urgent need to strengthen urban and peri-urban food systems...

HLPE-FSN Report # 19 Launch
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Launch of the report on “Strengthening urban and peri-urban food systems to achieve food security and nutrition”
12/06/2024

2 July 2024, at FAO headquarters in Rome (Green Room), 14.00 CEST. Register!

HLPE-FSN Call for experts on food systems resilience
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Call for experts on resilient food systems
20/05/2024

Open until 12 June 2024.

HLPE-FSN report on Building resilient food systems
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Consultation on the scope of the report on building resilient food systems
16/05/2024

The HLPE-FSN is seeking your feedback!

HLPE-FSN at a public event in Istambul
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Building resilience in food systems
22/04/2024

Highlights from the 32nd HLPE-FSN Steering Committee meeting 

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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.