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Producing Food Security Information Products that Result in Action

25 Feb 2008 7 Mar 2008
, Pietermaritzburg
, Afrique australe , South Africa

Résumé

A shorter version of the five-day training course “Producing Food Security Information Products that Result in Action” was presented as part of a two week course on “Food Security and Vulnerability Monitoring and Measurement”. The session used a lesson from the EC- FAO Programme's distance learning course “Reporting Food Security Information.”

The course was organized by the Africa Center for Food Security (ACFS) with financial and technical support from the Regional Vulnerability Assessment Committee members (including FAO).

N.B. The FAO-FIVIMS Programme financed the travel expenses of the food security analyst who conducted the session.

Location

University of Kwazulu Natal (Pietermaritzburg campus), South Africa

Public cible

Participants included master students from the Kwazulu Natal University and practitioners involved in food security and vulnerability assessment and analysis responsible for writing reports.

Théme

Communication

Objectifs

  • Raise participants' awareness of the importance of producing FSIPs that support decision-making
  • Strengthen participants' capacity to produce relevant, credible and accessible FSIPs

Contacts

Professor Sheryl Hendriks
The Africa Centre of Food Security (AFCS)
University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN)
Pietermaritzburg Campus, RSA
email: Hendriks@ukzn.ac.za

Formations connexes

Cambodia, 9/10–13/10 2006

Mozambique, 27/11–1/12 2006

Cape Verde, 23/04–27/04 2007

Burkina Faso, 11/06–15/06 2007

Haiti, 26–30/11 2007

Italy, 31/05/ 2008 (Part of Masters Level Course in Human Development)

 

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Course Outline

 

 "Reporting Food Security Information" Session Outline

 

Training Evaluation

Le programme « Amélioration de la gouvernance mondiale pour la réduction de la faim » est financé par l'Union européenne (UE), ainsi qu’avec des ressources additionnelles fournies par l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture. Le programme est administré par la FAO, avec le concours du Fonds international pour le développement agricole (FIDA) et du Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM)