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Relevant Networks and Initiatives

This section lists and describes the key actors concerned with producing information for food and nutrition security in emergency and development contexts. It gives an overview of the selected global and regional networks, initiatives and organizations that are relevant to FSIN.

The networks and initiatives are divided into two main categories:

  1. Selected Networks and Initiatives producing information for Food Security and Nutrition
  2. Knowledge and Advocacy Networks Sharing Information on Food Security and Nutrition

The networks and initiatives might not fall only into one category; therefore they are placed under the most relevant one. 

You can browse this section by region or free text (keyword) to find the most relevant initiative to your interest and work, or you can download the full paper.

This paper reviews the World Food Program’s experience using mobile cellular technology to monitor food insecurity in humanitarian settings. The paper illustrates how the Mobile Vulnerability Assessment and Monitoring program [...]
Author/Source: Nancy Mock, Gaurav Singhal, William Olander, Jean-Baptiste Pasquier, Nathan Morrow
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The mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (mVAM) project at the World Food Programme uses mobile technologies to collect food security information remotely. This paper documents use cases for mVAM (in [...]
Author/Source: Nathan Morrow, Nancy Mock, Jean-Martin Bauer, Jennifer Browning
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This document introduces RIMA-II, the technical evolution of the FAO Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) tool. RIMA was completely and deeply revised by the FAO Resilience Analysis and Policies [...]
Author/Source: FAO
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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. As a matter [...]
Author/Source: Technical Consortium for Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa, CGIAR. Authors: Mark A. Constas, Jenn Cisse, Erwin Knippenberg and Katie Downie
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This report presents a detailed description of the methodology and first results of FAO's Voices of the Hungry project. It provides the theoretical background and detailed description of the statistical [...]
Author/Source: FAO
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 [...]
Author/Source: WFP, FAO, UNICEF, FEWS NET
Country: South Sudan
This guide provides technical guidance on the design and use of beneficiary-based surveys (BBSs) to support the collection of data for agriculture-related annual monitoring indicators. The guide is intended for [...]
Author/Source: USAID, FANTA III, FHI 360
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