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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Policies and strategies

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This section contains the consolidated proceedings and summaries of the main issues emerged during previous online discussions and consultations. The summaries provide an impartial overview of the positions shared during each exchange and include a lists of the resources shared by the participants. 

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...

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This section contains publications, information material and papers selected by the FSN Forum team or provided by partners. Here you will also find links to major FAO publications on food security and nutrition such as the SOFI, SOFA and HLPE Reports.

A multi-billion-dollar opportunity – Repurposing agricultural support to transform food systems

Public support mechanisms for agriculture in many cases hinder the transformation towards healthier, more sustainable, equitable, and efficient food systems, thus actively steering us away from meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and targets of the Paris Agreement.

This report sets...

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Consultation
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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

To guide progress on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment, CFS at its 46th Session in October 2019 decided to develop Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition. CFS now invites all actors involved in addressing food insecurity and malnutrition to provide feedback on the Zero Draft of the Guidelines.

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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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.

Webinar

Transforming food systems for affordable healthy diets and addressing key drivers of food insecurity and malnutrition

This webinar was held as an input into the 2021 edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the WorldThe webinar explored what it takes to address key drivers of food insecurity and malnutrition with coherent and complementary solutions that will lead to affordable healthy diets, sustainably and inclusively.   

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Call for experiences in the use and application of two sets of CFS policy recommendations on climate change and water in the context of food security and nutrition

A monitoring event is planned to be organized during the October 2021 Plenary Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to share experiences and good practices in the use and application of two sets of policy recommendations: "Food Security and Climate Change" and "Water for Food Security and Nutrition". The CFS invites stakeholders to provide input on their experiences in using and applying any of these policy recommendations.

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Call for best practices in transforming food systems for affordable healthy diets and addressing key drivers of food insecurity and malnutrition

The inter-Agency writing team of the 2021 edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) invites you to share best practices and lessons learned in what it takes – in very practical and innovative ways – to transform food systems for better access to nutritious foods and affordable healthy diets.

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This section contains publications, information material and papers selected by the FSN Forum team or provided by partners. Here you will also find links to major FAO publications on food security and nutrition such as the SOFI, SOFA and HLPE Reports.

Socio-legal empowerment and agency of small-scale farmers in informal markets

Producers trading in informal agricultural markets in low- and middle-income countries make daily choices concerning their livelihood and marketing strategies. Different contexts present varying degrees of market power and knowledge asymmetries across value chains and trading relations. In...

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