Near-real-time monitoring of food crisis risk factors for improved early warning early action
This document summarizes the online discussion Near-real-time monitoring of food crisis risk factors for improved early warning early action, held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 16 September to 18 October 2020. The discussion was facilitated by Betina Dimaranan of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). This online discussion followed up on a recent Food Security Portal (www.foodsecurityportal.org) webinar that took stock of the advances in tools and approaches for real-time monitoring of food crisis risk factors in early warning early action systems. The discussion was one in a string of policy dialogues organized by the Food Security Portal that seeks to catalyze research and policy efforts to utilize real-time monitoring in food crisis risk assessment and prevention.
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