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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018

Sep 11, 2018

New evidence in The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago.

Rome-based Agencies - Resilience Initiative

Jul 11, 2018
Canada is partnering with the United Nations Rome-based agencies (RBAs) – the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) – to further test in the field their joint Conceptual framework for strengthening resilience for food security and nutrition.

Memorandum of Understanding signed by FAO, IFAD and WFP

Jun 12, 2018
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the World Food Programme (WFP) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding that came into force 6th June 2018 to deepen collaboration in the fight against #ZeroHunger

2017 Joint Update on RBA Collaboration

Nov 23, 2017
In the last quarter of 2016, the Governing Bodies of the United Nations Rome-based Agencies (RBAs), FAO, IFAD, and WFP welcomed the joint paper “Collaboration among the United Nations Rome-based Agencies: Delivering on the 2030 Agenda”.

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World

Nov 3, 2017

This year’s edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World marks the beginning of a new era in monitoring the progress made towards achieving a world without hunger and malnutrition, within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Concept Note: Sustainable Food Value Chains for Nutrition

Nov 3, 2017
The scale of malnutrition and its impact on health and economic growth are serious global concerns. Malnutrition in all its forms is affecting one in three people globally.

Sustainable Food Systems for Nutrition

Nov 3, 2017
To grow and lead productive lives we need good nutrition, and good nutrition starts from what we eat. Food systems have great potential to make diverse and nutritious food available and affordable to all.

Food loss analysis for identification of critical loss points and solutions of maize, sunflowers and beans value chains in Uganda

Sep 14, 2017

The RBA Project is jointly implemented by FAO, IFAD and WFP. Funded by the Government of Switzerland, the Project seeks to improve food security and income-generating opportunities through the reduction of post-harvest losses in supported grain and pulse value chains.

Achieving Zero Hunger: The critical role of investments in social protection and agriculture

Sep 13, 2017

We can end poverty and hunger by 2030. But we will need a new approach that results in much higher level of resources mobilized towards hunger eradication than in a “business-as-usual” scenario.

Mainstreaming Food Loss Reduction Initiatives for Smallholders in Food Deficit Areas: a Rome-Based United Nations Agencies Joint Project (2014-2017)

Apr 14, 2017

The Community of Practice (CoP) on Food Loss Reduction is a web-based platform that serves as a global convener and integrates knowledge related to reducing post-harvest losses.

Collaboration among the United Nations Rome-based Agencies: Delivering on the 2030 Agenda

Dec 1, 2016

This paper presents a common vision, guiding principles for enhanced collaboration, the distinctive strengths of each organization, prerequisites, and commitments on how RBA country teams can support governments. 

Collaboration for strengthening resilience - Country case study: Niger

Oct 1, 2015

Niger is a landlocked, low-income and food-deficit country, ranking 187th out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index. Life expectancy at birth is 58 years, and one in ten children will not reach five years of age.

Collaboration for strengthening resilience - Country case study: Guatemala

Oct 1, 2015

Economic statistics suggest that conditions in the Republic of Guatemala are favourable; yet 75 percent of rural households live below the poverty line (World Bank, 2014).

Collaboration for strengthening resilience - Country case study: Kenya

Oct 1, 2015

In 2014, Kenya was newly classified as a lower-middle-income country, with financial services and infrastructure expected to drive growth of 5 to 6 percent annually over the next five years. At the same time, the country is still in protracted crisis.