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Wishing FAO a very happy 75th birthday! What better moment than World Food Day 2020 – one so drastically different to just a year ago – to appreciate everything the...
Transforming Food Systems for Affordable Healthy Diets Updates for many countries have made it possible to estimate hunger in the world with greater accuracy this year. In particular, newly accessible...
Technical Series on the Conceptual Framework for Addressing Acute Malnutrition in Africa’s Drylands Childhood wasting is an increasing global public health problem and studies have shown that emergency rates of...
Torrential rains have displaced hundreds of thousands of people across the Sahel and Sudan since August. What are believed to be the heaviest seasonal rains in a decade have led...
FOr the latest updates on the Beirut Blast, visit this page: https://fscluster.org/lebanon
The gFSC funding dashboard provides the latest figures on FSC requirements and funding for the 2020 appeals i.e. the country level HRPs as well as the COVID-19 GHRP. It tracks...
Presentation of the Draft Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition by the Committee on World Food Security Note from the Global Food Security Cluster Coordinator Today, as we speak,...
The gFSC calls for immediate collective and strategic action by national governments, partners and donors to rapidly and effectively coordinate response efforts, at global and national levels, to: Ensure access...
The COVID-19 crisis unfolds at a time when the number of acutely food-insecure people in the world has already risen over the past four years, largely due to conflict, climate...
Release of the Global Humanitarian Response Plan (GHRP): COVID-19 Progress Report, 26 June 2020 Message on behalf of Bruno Minjauw, global Food Security Cluster Coordinator Dear colleagues, Without an immediate...
The year 2020 marks the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the Global Food Security Cluster(gFSC). Unfortunately, since then more people have been affected by humanitarian crises across theworld and...
The global COVID-19 crisis is threatening food security, especially in low- and middle-income countries and fragile states. The UN Secretary-General has warned of an impending global food emergency that could...
Emergency seed interventions may already be planned or ongoing in many areas (e.g. to respond to drought, pest infestation, displacement, or other stresses). COVID-19 and its associated restrictions on travel,...
Advocacy note on the immediate impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the food and nutrition security in West African countries and the Sahel. Available in English and French.
L’urgence sanitaire ne doit pas faire oublier que l’impact du COVID-19 est aussi socio-économique et va aggraver la situation de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle d’une population malienne déjà extrêmement vulnérable...
The IPC Population Tracking Tool is a new online platform that gives the public access to population data from more than 30 different countries. It allows users to download resource...
Cyclones Idai, Kenneth and the escalating conflicts in the Sahel. From the displaced Rohingyas in Bangladesh to the ongoing conflicts in the Sahel Region, 2019 was marked by the heavy...
(Source FAO) In recent weeks we have highlighted our ongoing support of government-led efforts to control the desert locust upsurge – as illustrated in the FAO desert locust information dashboard...
The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward-looking...
The Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2020 is the result of a joint, consensus-based assessment of acute food insecurity situations around the world by 16 partner organizations. At 135...