According to the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises, the number of people experiencing acute food insecurity reached a record high of 135 million in 2019, up from 108 million in 2016. And this trend is expected to increase dramatically

Evidence from around the world shows that women are disproportionately affected by economic shocks and crises. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Women are hard hit as individuals and in their ability to fulfill their role in terms of contribution

UN Decade of Family Farming (2019-2028): How can the Decade benefit from the policy guidance produced by the Committee on World Food Security? The answer to that question matters: The UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) launched in May 2019 will

Multistakeholder partnerships (MSPs) have recently gained prominence as part of a new approach to food security and nutrition governance. Several MSPs were invited by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in October 2019 to share their experience on how

The views expressed in this information product are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).  What are the Right to Food Guidelines? The Voluntary Guidelines to Support

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS), a key governing body for world food security and eradicating hunger, has just been evaluated –What changes will this bring? The follow-up to the evaluation of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has

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