The State of Food Insecurity in the World raises awareness about global hunger issues, discusses underlying causes of hunger and malnutrition and monitors progress towards hunger reduction targets established at the 1996 World Food Summit and the Millennium Summit.
In November 2011 an online discussion on "Measuring Food and Nutrition Security"was held by FAO's Food and Nutrition Security Forum. Participants discussed factors affecting their choice of indicators and how this choice affects their work. They also discussed the challenges of [...]
A substantial portion of the world's people have not made adequate progress toward overcoming hunger or achieving sustainable livelihoods. The classic approach to addressing chronic food insecurity has been a strategy of agricultural development, supplemented by humanitarian assistance in the [...]
FAO’s Climate Impact Team has been developing an integrated toolbox to assess the impact of climate change on agriculture. The resulting analysis will support decision making at the national level.
This toolbox has a series of components which can be used [...]
The food security and financial crises stressed the need to have a policy monitoring system in place to produce information on the implications of the shocks for a diversity of stakeholders and on measures taken by governments to react to [...]