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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition “FSN Forum” is an online platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue on food security and nutrition facilitated by FAO’s Agrifood Economics Division (ESA).

The FSN Forum allows registered members and other stakeholders to engage in policy dialogue and knowledge sharing on food security and nutrition both globally and in targeted geographic areas.

Ongoing activities

Open call
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What are your experiences in the use and application of the CFS Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (CFS-RAI) for improving food security and nutrition?

A global thematic event (GTE) will be organized during the October 2022 Plenary Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to share experiences and good practices in the use and application of the CFS Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (CFS-RAI) endorsed in 2014. The CFS invites stakeholders to share their experiences and good practices in applying the CFS-RAI by 15 April 2022 to inform the GTE.

Consultation
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Data collection and analysis tools for food security and nutrition - Online consultation on the V0 Draft of the Report proposed by the HLPE Steering Committee and the Project Team

During its 46th Plenary Session, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted its four-year Programme of Work (MYPoW 2020-2023), which includes a request to the High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to produce a report on “Data collection and analysis tools” for food security and nutrition. To implement this CFS request, the HLPE is launching an open e-consultation to seek views and comments on the V0 draft of the report.

News on Food Security and Nutrition

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  • Pitch Event of the Global AgriInno Challenge 2021

    The Global AgriInno Challenge 2021, co-organized by FAO and Zhejiang University, aims to encourage youth and women to harness innovation, entrepreneurship and technologies to address challenges related to the transformation of rural villages into ‘Digital Villages’ that contribute to the Four Betters: better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life, while leaving no one behind. Ten youth-led innovation solutions were selected out of 157 applications from 37 countries for their standout entrepreneurship and promising potential for a positive impact on agri-food[...]
  • Webinar: The role of evaluation for climate action

    Building on the outcomes of the recent UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), this webinar aims to facilitate a dialogue on the role that evaluation can play for learning and bringing solutions towards the goals of the Paris Agreement. Bringing together evaluators and development practitioners, the webinar will offer a platform to exchange on the shifts that evaluation practices must undertake to help tackle the climate crisis, while also shedding light on initiatives that trigger transformation at all levels of society, with a focus on development cooperation and humanitarian[...]