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The FSIN resource centre is a database of materials related to Food Security and Information systems.  In this knowledge corner, you can retrieve and upload Food Security Information Systems -related documents and/or links.

This working paper examines the development of regional socioeconomic scenarios for West Africa’s development, agriculture, food security and climate impacts. Four globally consistent regional scenarios are presented to provide additional insights [...]
Author/Source: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
Region: Western Africa
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The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño remains deeply alarming, now affecting over 60 million people. More extreme weather events are expected, and climate change may increase the frequency [...]
Author/Source: OCHA
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