Food and agriculture: Driving action across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Our planet faces multiple and complex challenges in the 21st century.
Global Report on Food Crises 2017 - Executive Summary
Globally, 108 million people in 2016 were reported to be facing Crisis level food insecurity or worse (IPC Phase 3 and above).
Knowledge and Information for Sustainable Food Systems
This publication is a compilation of the papers presented at a workshop of the FAO/UNEP Programme on Sustainable Food Systems held on the 10-11 September 2014 at FAO headquarters, Rome.
Gender Integration into Climate-Smart Agriculture
The adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices at scale requires appropriate institutional and governance mechanisms to facilitate the dissemination of information and to ensure broad pa
Adapting to an Urban World - Lessons Learned, Gaps and Priorities
In 2014, the Adapting to an Urban World project was developed in order to modify assessment methods and tools for urban contexts.
Climate Change and Food Security: Risks and Responses
This paper aims to provide an overview of the effects of climate change on food security and nutrition, and to explore ways to reduce negative impacts through adaptation and resilience.
Methods for Estimating Comparable Prevalence Rates of Food Insecurity Experienced by Adults Throughout the World
This report presents a detailed description of the methodology and first results of FAO's Voices of the Hungry project.
A Focused Review of Methodologies to Measure Resilience: An Analysis of Conceptual Presentations, Indicators, and Estimation Procedures
In line with the growing interest around resilience, and as investments continue to be made in resilience-focused programs and policies, the need for measurement will likely increase.
RIMA-II: Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis - II
This document introduces RIMA-II, the technical evolution of the FAO Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) tool.
EL NIÑO: Overview of Impact, Projected Humanitarian Needs and Response
The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño remains deeply alarming, now affecting over 60 million people.
Global Nutrition Report 2016: From Promise to Impact: Ending Malnutrition by 2030
The 2016 Global Nutrition Report focuses on the theme of making – and measuring – global commitments to nutrition, and what it will take to end malnutrition in all its forms by 2030.
The impact of disasters on agriculture and food security
This study from FAO aims to help fill the current knowledge gap on the nature and magnitude of impacts of disasters triggered by natural hazards on the agriculture sector and its subsectors.
Mapping the Vulnerability of Mountain Peoples to Food Security
This study, produced by FAO and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat presents an updated geographic and demographic picture of the world’s mountain areas and population, based on data gathered form
Comparing Household Food Consumption Indicators to Inform Acute Food Insecurity Phase Classification
This report from researchers affiliated with Tufts University, FANTA and FEWS NET with technical support from WFP and the IPC Global Support Unit focuses on the tools used by the Integrated Food Se
IGAD Joint Programme Document for the Resilience Analysis Unit
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has released its Joint Programme Document for the Resilience Analysis Unit (RAU).
Guidelines on International Classifications for Agricultural Statistics
These Guidelines were developed within the framework of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics.
Handbook on Master Frame for Agricultural Statistics
The purpose of this Handbook on Master Sampling Frames for Agriculture is to provide guidelines for the construction and use of Master Sampling Frames (MSFs) in agricultural statistics.
Regional Overview of Food Insecurity Africa 2015
This publication presents the key findings pertaining to the region, contained in FAO’s State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 (SOFI) report.
Map 61 - The Syrian Arab Republic, distribution of people in need of food security and agriculture assistance, 2019
Map 79 - Estimates of acutely food-insecure people in need of urgent action in 2020 (in millions)
Resilience analysis in Sudan – A Policy Brief
Following the release of the resilience analysis focused on the Republic of Sudan, the FAO Resilience Analysis and Policies (RAP) team has developed a brief to concisely and clearly provide the pol
South Sudan FSIN Operational Strategy for Food and Nutrition Security Information Systems’ Capacity Development
Building up on previous work (Food Security and Nutrition Information Systems Mapping and Capacity Assessment) done by the FSIN in the country in 2013, FAO, FEWS NET and WFP decided to institute a