The new HLPE-FSN Steering Committee elected Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann as the Chairperson and Iain Wright as the Vice-Chairperson of the Panel. 


Fifty-first plenary session of the Committee on World Food Security.

CFS51 Plenary

The UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) this week announced the next Steering Committee of its HLPE-FSN.

CFS 51 – HIGH-LEVEL OPENING CEREMONY Chairperson of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE-FSN).

Key messages by the CFS HLPE-FSN Chairperson, Bernard Lehmann, at the 51st plenary session of the CFS.

rice fields

Just six crops account for 75 per cent of the world’s plant-derived energy intake. These underused foods could help to end malnutrition.

HLPE-FSN meeting

Achieving the right to food calls for an urgent and profound transformation within our food systems. 

Dr M. S. Swaminathan

In loving memory of Dr M. S. Swaminathan, first chairperson of the HLPE-FSN, and “Father of India’s Green Revolution”.

Hilal Elver

Achieving the right to food calls for an urgent and profound transformation within our food systems. 

Second globa parliamentary summit against hunger and malnutrition opens in Chile

Hilal Elver remarks at the Second Global Parliamentary Summit against Hunger and Malnutrition in Chile, on 15 June 2023.

Bhavani Shankar_HLPE-FSN

The new HLPE-FSN report sheds light on inequalities causing hunger and urges action for change in food systems.


The team will present their findings to the CFS in October 2024 to help inform policy and decision-making at national, regional and global level, and contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

HLPE-FSN report Cover

The launch of the HLPE-FSN report on “Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition” will take place on Thursday, 15 June 2023 at FAO headquarters in Rome (Green Room), at 14.00 CEST.

Food system workers in Turkey

Policy proposals for the financial sector.

HLPE-FSN meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

HLPE-FSN Steering Committee meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Food Security and Nutritin in Brazil, Consea national meeting 5+2, 2018

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

Elisabetta Recine with Lula da Silva who re-established the National Council for Food and Nutrition Security in Brazil

Elisabetta Recine, professor at the University of Brasilia and current member of the HLPE-FSN’s Steering Committee, headed the body until its extinction in 2019 and has now returned to its presidency.


DEADLINE EXTENDED! To renew the composition of the Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE-FSN) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) a call for nomination of experts is taking place until Sunday, 5 March 2023 24.00 GMT.

HLPE-FSN Steering Commettee members

Eight HLPE-FSN experts will participate as members in the scientific committee of the the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub and support the adoption of a set of interconnected principles — independent, transparent, accessible, consultative and evidence-based — that they refer to as the I-TrACE principles, to make sure that the new group and its procedures are fully legitimate.