Developing capacity for strengthening food security and nutrition

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This publication seeks to support practitioners by providing methodological guidelines for conducting rigorous impact assessments of Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programmes. It presents an overview of the main technical issues to be addressed depending on the characteristics of the context and of the intervention itself. While these guidelines are mainly designed for monitoring and evaluation officers working for United Nations agencies, local governments or...
The Dashboard has been developed by Johns Hopkins University and The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, with collaborators at Harvard University, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, FAO, and The Agriculture-Nutrition Community of Practice. It is the first dashboard that collects country-level data across all components of the food system: from food supply chains to food environments and consumer behaviours. The Dashboard contains over 150 indicators...
The FAO School Food and Nutrition Framework aims to support governments and institutions in developing, transforming or strengthening their school policies, programmes and other initiatives for an enhanced and synergistic impact on diets, child and adolescent nutrition, community socioeconomic development and local food systems. The Framework represents a direct response to the international call for improving nutrition along the life cycle and for transforming food systems...
Updates for many countries have made it possible to estimate hunger in the world with greater accuracy this year. In particular, newly accessible data enabled the revision of the entire series of undernourishment estimates for China back to 2000, resulting in a substantial downward shift of the series of the number of undernourished in the world. Nevertheless, the revision confirms the trend reported in past...
FAO is supporting countries in the achievement of multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets, as food and agriculture encompass all the SDGs. The ''Armenia working for the SDGs'' brochure includes information about SDGs in general, the role of food and agriculture in achieving the 2030 Agenda, SDGs under FAO's custodianship, food and agriculture in Armenia, SDGs alignment with strategic priorities, FAO's work to increase SDG...
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