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Brochure

2015

Transforming political will into concrete action for rural women’s empowerment and food security

This brochure describes FAO's area of work on on facilitating the implementation of Article 14 of CEDAW for rural women's empowerment and food security under Strategic Objective 1 implemented by the Cross Cutting Theme on Gender. The brochure contains a rational for why it is important to address gender inequalities for food security and nutrition through political commitment and by incorporating the perspective of gender equality and the empowerment of rural women in sectoral and cross-sectoral policies and strategies. It then describes what FAO can do to support its Member Countries to comply with CEDAW and thus to formulate gender-equitable [...]

Training & e-learning

2015

Agreeing on causes of malnutrition for joint action

This 1.5-hour course guides users through the simulation of a workshop process using a methodology based on malnutrition problem-and-solution trees. It allows users to understand the multisectoral causes of malnutrition and food insecurity, and gain new facilitation skills for successful participatory workshops.  

Report

2015

Ghana. Socio-economic context and role of agriculture. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends

Supporting agri-food production and exports has been the leading policy since 2007, with particular emphasis on agricultural modernization and ensuring minimum prices for farmers. The government’s social policy has focused on cash transfer programmes to improve health and education, and to alleviate poverty. Following these efforts and with the support of the overall economic growth since 2005, both income and social living conditions have improved. For more country policy briefs by FAPDA please see here.

Report

2015

Addressing Social and Economic Burden of Malnutrition Through Nutritionsensitive Agricultural and Food Policies in the Region of Europe and Central Asia (ECA/39/15/5)

European Commission on Agriculture. Thirty-ninth Session. Budapest, Hungary, 22 and 23 September 2015, Agenda item 6 This paper provides an updated overview of the social and economic burden of malnutrition across EuCA sub-regions and countries, and recommendations to strengthen ongoing and future work. The paper also seeks to provide ways in which governments can effectively address malnutrition and meet the ICN2 commitments, as well as broader countries’ nutrition agendas.

Case study

2015

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia. Key Trends in the Agrifood Sector. Country Highlights. FAO Investment Centre

The notes collected in this publication were initially disseminated at the “Private Sector Forum on Food Security in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Region” jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in May 2015. The notes aim to inform EBRD agribusiness investments in the SEMED and disseminate knowledge on current trends in agribusiness and food security. The EBRD called upon FAO’s technical assistance to carry out an analysis of key trends in the agribusiness sector of four specific countries: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan. This process resulted in four country [...]

Report

2015

حالة انعدام الأمن الغذائي لعام 2015 . تحقيق الغايات الدولية الخاصة بالجوع لعام 2015: تقييم التقدّم المتفاوت

يقيّم التقرير السنوي عن حالة انعدام الأمن الغذائي في العالم لهذا العام التقدّم المحرز باتجاه تحقيق الهدف 1 من الأهداف الإنمائية للألفية المعمول بها دولياً والهدف الخاص بالجوع لمؤتمر القمة العالمي للأغذية، ويعكس الخطوات التي ينبغي القيام بها، مع انتقالنا إلى الخطة الجديدة للتنمية المستدامة لمرحلة ما بعد عام 2015. ويستعرض هذا التقرير التقدّم المحرز منذ عام 1990 في كلّ بلد وإقليم، وكذلك على مستوى العالم ككلّ. إلاّ أنّ التقدّم باتجاه تحقيق الهدف 1 من الأهداف الإنمائية للألفية لا يقيّم فقط من خلال قياس مستويات نقص التغذية، أو الجوع، إنما عبر مؤشر ثان – ألا وهو انتشار معدلات الأطفال ناقصي [...]

Report

2015

Water for Food Security and Nutrition. A report by The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition. HLPE Report 9

Water is key to human life. It is key to human food security and nutrition. Safe drinking water and sanitation are fundamental to the good nutrition, health and dignity of all. How can the world ensure food and nutrition security given increasingly scarce water resources, especially in some regions, and the increasing competition for water uses?  This policy-oriented report from the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) presents a synthesis of existing evidence on the multiple relations between water and food security and nutrition, from global levels to household levels. The aim of this report, given the diversity [...]

Report

2015

Climate Change and Food Systems: Global Assessments and Implications for Food Security and Trade

This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades. The evidence presented describes how global warming will impact where and how food is produced, and discusses the significant consequences for food security, health and nutrition, water scarcity and climate adaptation. The book also highlights the implications for global food trade. The evidence presented in the book is presented in a way that is widely accessible to policy decision makers and practitioners and makes a distinct [...]

Report

2015

Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2). Report of the Joint FAO/WHO Secretariat on the Conference

The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) , co - organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), was held at the Headquarters of FAO in Rome, Italy , from 19 to 21 November 20 14 . The Conference was convened to (i) review progress made since the 1992 International Conference on Nutrition, respond to new challenges and opportunities, and identify policy options for improving nutrition; (ii) bring food, agriculture, he alth and other sectors together and align their sectoral policies to improve nutrition in a sustainable manner; (iii) propose [...]

Training & e-learning

2015

Nutrition, food security and livelihoods: basic concepts

This 35-minute module addresses the basic terms and concepts relating to food and nutrition, malnutrition, food security and livelihoods. By the end of this module, you will be able to define and differentiate these key concepts and understand the different situations that they encompass. Understanding these concepts is indeed very important in order to be able to assess the nutrition situation, to design and implement programmes, investments and policies that address nutrition problems (also called "nutrition-sensitive"), and to evaluate the nutritional outcomes of programmes, investments and policies.