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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...
Release of the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises and COVID-19 and knock-on effects of COVID-19 pandemic in the hungriest countries. For more info: http://www.fightfoodcrises.net Flyer attached. The 2020 Global...
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting not only people’s lives, livelihoods and nutrition but also food trade, food supply chains and markets. Among the tools that FAO is developing to provide...
“The world is only as strong as the weakest health system. This COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan aims to enable us to fight the virus in the world’s poorest countries,...
What is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way...
Bruno Minjauw, the global Food Security Cluster Coordinator, recently visited Burkina Faso. He travelled to Ouagadougou, Kaya and Dori to meet with agency representatives, sector focal points and governors following...
First of all, what does the Cluster do? The Global Food Security Cluster coordinates the food security response in humanitarian crises. We make sure that limited resources are distributed fairly,...
In 2019 the Food Security Cluster represented 130 million people in need globally. The Food Security Component was the largest percentage (37%) of the Global FUnding Requirement with 8.1 billion...