Social protection for food security

    Report elaboration process and related documents

    You can find in this page all the elements and documents relevant to the elaboration of this report, according to the different steps of the HLPE process (click here for a flowchart of the HLPE process for the HLPE studies).

    1) Elaboration of the request by CFS (16 October 2010)

    2) Scoping consultation (channeled through the FSN Forum, 16 August - 9 September 2011):


    3) Open call for candidatures for the Project Team selection (10 August - 10 September 2011)

    4) Project Team appointment by the HLPE Steering Committee (9 January 2012)

    5) Kick-off meeting of the Project Team (1 February 2012)

    6) Production and release of a V0 by the Project Team (February - March 2012)

    7) Electronic open consultation on V0 (channeled through the FSN Forum, 20 March - 10 April 2012)


    8) Production of V1 by the Project Team (April 2012)

    9) V1 submitted to external review to eminent anonymous peers (30 April - 14 May 2012)

    10) Production of V2 (post-review) by the Project Team (May 2012)

    11) Finalization of report and submission to the Steering Committee (3 June 2012)

    12) Meeting of the Steering Committee and approval of the report (5-8 June 2012)

    13) Publication of the report and forward to CFS (22 June 2012)

    14) Presentation at CFS 39. See also the CFS 39 Final Report and all session documents for reference.

    Web Annex

    The web annex to the 4th HLPE Report Further exploration of norms, principles and procedures to underpin a human rights based approach to social protection for food security can be downloaded from this page (click on the cover on the right).

    The HLPE warmly thanks all the participants having contributed with very valuable inputs and comments to the two open electronic consultations, first on a proposed scope of the study, and second, on an advanced draft (V0) of this report. The full list of participants can be found here.

    The HLPE also acknowledges the important feedback received from the anonymous peer-reviewers on a pre-final draft of this report.