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Published on 23 August 2016 More than 65,000 people are estimated to be facing famine-like conditions. Photo: WFP/Simon Pierre Diouf DAKAR/ABUJA – The number of people in need of food...
9 August 2016, Rome - Urgent action is needed to provide farming and livelihood support to 385,000 people in parts of Nigeria's northeast where food insecurity is rampant, FAO said...
The Nigerian Government says it is ready to partner with States and other Stakeholders in formulating policies and programmes in the Agricultural sector to ensure food sustainability. This was the...
Today, almost a billion people go hungry while up to one third of food for human consumption is spoiled or wasted. This is the equivalent of 1.3 billion tonnes of...
Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger Joint FAO-WFP news release 29 July 2016, Rome - Protracted...
Food Security Cluster Coordinator (Expert Roster) - What are we looking for? The Food Security Cluster is looking to expand its Cluster Coordinators Roster with qualified individuals with food security...
The tenth Global Partners’ Meeting of the global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) was held at FAO Headquarters on 14 and 15 June 2016 in Rome, Italy. The meeting brought together...
The Global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) based at WFP Headquarters in Rome, Italy, includes a small team focussed on information management (IM) who provides remote backstopping and surge support to...
The meeting with Rome-based UN Agencies FAO, WFP & IFAD will provide an overview of the impact so far of the 2015 – 2016 El Niño on agriculture and food...
Meeting of global Food Security Cluster Partners: 14-15 June, FAO in Rome The bi-annual Meeting of Global Food Security Cluster Partners is organised to strengthen the linkages between Global Partners...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointments of Mary Robinson of Ireland and Macharia Kamau of Kenya as his Special Envoys on El Niño and Climate. These appointments...
From WFP VAM: We are very pleased to announce the launch of the WFP-VAM Data Visualization Platform for monitoring the performance of the agricultural seasons. This system allows users to...
The gFSC and WFP VAM will present the Adapting to an Urban World project tools and findings in a WHS side event. Please join us in Istanbul on May 24...
Be part of a vital conversation at the World Humanitarian Summit about how to end world hunger in 15 years with some of the most influential and innovative thinkers in...
Summary report from the 17 March 2016 El Niño event held in Rome, jointly organised by WFP, FAO, OCHA, and IFAD, with substantial support from the gFSC.
Myanmar: In flood-affected rural areas, poorest people face highest food insecurity risk Livestock and fisheries sectors yet to recover from severe damage 17 March 2016, Yangon – More than seven...
Overview of El Niño Food Security Cluster Partner Preparedness & Response activities, as of 15 March 2016. The information indicated on this map is based on partners’ input, indicating where...
With the title ‘One Humanity: Shared responsibility’, the Secretary-General called on world leaders and on all concerned citizens to renew our commitment to humanity and inspire the global leadership and...
Learning from the past and preparing for the future is the only way to remain fit-for-purpose. The global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) Annual Report highlights a number of progresses and...
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The HNO/HRP 2016 calendar was unified for all countries with the launch of all appeals in December 2015. Country-level Food Security Clusters have been working with partners to analyse the...
The biannual meeting of global Food Security Cluster Partners was held at the UN World Food Programme (WFP), in Rome, Italy from 2-3 December 2015. The purpose of the meeting...
The gFSC has introduced a global dashboard to provide a quick snapshot of the country-level Food Security Clusters around the world. The updated dashboard shows that as of October 2015,...
The semi-annual Meeting of global Food Security Partners is organised to strengthen the linkages between Global Partners by jointly reviewing common issues faced in food security coordination. The next meeting...