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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

Latest Resources

An Initiative for Country and Regionally Focused Work on Resilience Measurement: Set against the backdrop of challenges that stem from pressures such as climate change, resource constraints, political conflict, and food [...]
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With a strong emphasis on data preparedness, the approach helps provide a good enough snapshot to fill the initial information vacuum in the first three days after a sudden-onset disaster. [...]
Now in its third edition, the Global Report on Food Crises, which is accepted as the reference document on latest estimates of severe hunger in the world is a public [...]
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Events

Learning to strengthen resilience: What do we know, and the paths ahead?

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