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What is the FSIN?

The Food Security Information Network (FSIN) is a global initiative co-sponsored by FAO, WFP and IFPRI to strengthen food and nutrition security information systems for producing reliable and accurate data to guide analysis and decision-making.

FSIN serves as a neutral technical platform for exchanging expertise, knowledge and best practices, developing harmonized methods and tools, and facilitating capacity development on food and nutrition security measurement and analysis.

Key FSIN Achievements

  • Network of practitioners counting 1000+ members from 98 countries
  • Dedicated, interactive website established as a knowledge management and news sharing platform
  • Resilience Measurement TWG established and its technical products widely referenced
  • Measuring Food and Nutrition Security TWG established to advise on FNS indicators
  • 6 Technical Papers on Resilience Measurement
  • 1 Technical Paper on Food Price Databases
  • Informal TWG on Harmonization of Global Food Price Datasets formed by FAO, FEWS NET and WFP
  • Capacity assessment implemented in South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen
  • Inventory of key food security and nutrition analysis training courses and materials

FSIN Quarterly Updates: August-November 2015

  • Technical Consultation in Africa on data for food and nutrition security and resilience analysis data will take place on 17-19 November 2015.
  • Resilience Measurement TWG produced four technical briefings
  • Measuring Food and Nutrition Security TWG presented proposed indicator assessments and user's guide at the International Conference of Agriculture Economists in August
  • Harmonization of Global Food Price Datasets TWG completed a detailed comparison of food price datasets held by FAO, FEWS NET and WFP and completed a survey of national offices involved in data collection
  • FSIN Twitter Account has reached 117 followers

Latest Resources

This High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing to the UN Secretary-General report has been released in anticipation of the first World Humanitarian Summit to be held in Istanbul 23 – 24 [...]
This technical report focuses on methodologies used for estimation of a crop area and crop yield under mixed and continuous cropping. It provides a review of the literature on methodologies [...]
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. One of [...]


The International Conference on Eurasian Food Security and Nutrition Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership will take place from the 29 [...]
The Institute of Food Science & Nutrition, Pakistan is holding its 2nd International Conference on Malnutrition that will take place [...]
Agriculture Nutrition & Health Academcy (ANH) invite the global community of ANH researchers and users of this research to the [...]

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