Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the context of Food Security and Nutrition
This document summarizes the online Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the context of Food Security and Nutrition held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 16 September to 30...
UN Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016–2025: priority actions on nutrition for the next five years
This document summarizes the online consultation “UN Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016–2025: priority actions on nutrition for the next five years” held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 20 May to 21 June 2021. The consultation was organized in the context of...
Consultation: Proposed Principles for Ecosystem Restoration
In the context of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, the FAO-led Task Force on Best Practices partnered with the IUCN´s Commission on Ecosystem Management and the Society for Ecological Restoration to jointly develop nine principles for ecosystem restoration.
You are invited to share your feedback on the proposed principles by taking the global survey that has been developed for this purpose. The survey will remain open until 19 July 2021.
The final principles and descriptions will be released in early September and will be presented at the IUCN World Conservation Congress and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of the Parties meeting.
Follow this link to complete the survey: https://www.decadeonrestoration.org/global-consultation-restoration-principles
UN Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025: priority actions on nutrition for the next five years
As part of the mid-term review process of the Nutrition Decade, the joint FAO/WHO Secretariat of the Nutrition Decade has reviewed progress made during the years 2016-2020 and suggests a plan forward for the period 2021-2025. The UN Nutrition Secretariat invites stakeholders and the wider public to provide insights on the proposed focus areas for priority action within each of the six Action Areas for the next five years of the Nutrition Decade.
United Nations Decade of Family Farming Regional Action Plan for the Near East and North Africa
To facilitate the implementation of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming in the Near East and North Africa region, a Regional Action Plan is being developed in open consultation with strategic partners and relevant stakeholders.
Survey on the CFS Framework for Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has launched a survey to collect experiences and good practices in the use and application of the CFS Framework for Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises (CFS-FFA).
This survey complements an earlier call for inputs issued in March 2019 and will contribute to monitoring progress on the use and application of the CFS-FFA, both from a qualitative and quantitative perspective.
The survey is available in English, French and Spanish and you are welcome to provide your answers in any of the six UN languages. Deadline is the 30 April 2020.
For additional information, please contact [email protected].
Realizing the potential of digitalization to improve the agri-food system: Proposing a new International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture. A concept note
The global agri-food system continues to face considerable challenges in being able to provide enough food of adequate quality to feed an ever-growing, aging, and migrating population. The world is also changing at a fast pace with the emergence of an array of technologies. Digital technologies...
Food security and nutrition: building a global narrative towards 2030 - HLPE consultation on the V0 draft of the Report
During its 45th Plenary Session, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to produce a brief report titled “Food security and nutrition: Building a global narrative towards 2030” that takes stock of HLPE contributions “with a view toward informing future CFS actions on FSN for all in the context of the 2030 Agenda”. The report will be presented at CFS 47th Plenary session in October 2020. The HLPE is organizing a consultation to seek inputs, suggestions, and comments on the present preliminary V0 draft.
Webinar "Towards the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture"
The webinar provided an introduction to the role that digitalization can play in making agriculture more productive and sustainable and presented the ideas behind the International Digital Council and the multi-stakeholder process leading to its implementation.
Towards the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture
Countries and international organizations from around the world committed to use the potential of digitalization to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. To advise governments and other relevant actors on digitalization in the agricultural sector, FAO and partner organizations are developing a concept for an international Digital Council for Food and Agriculture.