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New CFS Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition Released

Released ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit, the guidelines will support countries in their efforts to eradicate all forms of hunger and malnutrition through a food systems lens

Rome, 12 February 2021 — The Committee on World Food Security (CFS)this…

CFS Special Event on Strengthening Global Governance of Food Security and Nutrition Starts

The High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) Issues Paper on COVID-19 launched

Rome, Italy, 12 October 2020 — The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is this week hosting a special event on…

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COVID-19: Need for CFS Framework for Action in Protracted Crises to Prevent Global Food Emergency

According to the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises, the number of people experiencing acute food insecurity reached a record high of 135 million in 2019[1], up from 108 million in 2016[2]. And this trend…

Radically Transform Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition,
a new UN Report Urges

The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE)
warns that the world is falling short on SDG 2 — “Zero Hunger”

Rome, Italy, 25 June 2020 — A new report published today…

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COVID-19 — Pre-existing gender discrimination provides fertile ground for increased inequality, to the detriment of food security and nutrition

Evidence from around the world shows that women are disproportionately affected by economic shocks and crises. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Women are hard hit as individuals and in their…


CFS Calls for Building Back Better to Avert a COVID-19 Food Crisis

By Thanawat Tiensin

In March 2020, the Bureau of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) along with members of its (ad hoc) Advisory Group convened a virtual video conference to discuss COVID-19 and its impacts on food security and nutrition. The discussion utilized the interim Issues Paper on the Impacts of COVID-19…

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Apply CFS Framework for Action in Protracted Crises to Protect Civilians from Conflict-Induced Hunger — UN Security Council

On 21 April 2020, the UN Security Council urged members to apply the Committee on World Food Security’s Framework for Action in Protracted Crises (CFS-FFA) in their effort to address the twin…

This blog post is co-authored by Dr. Ilaria Bottigliero, Director, Policy, Research and Learning, International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and Françoise Trine, Senior Food Security Officer, Secretariat of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).

Providing better lives in a cocoa co-operative

In societies where there is a high degree of gender inequality, there is also a…

No one is safe from some form of nutritional deprivation but food insecurity is a cruel injustice to humankind. Even, we ourselves can be a victim of food and nutritional insecurity. Come join the movement and be prepared to feed 9.8 billion people as zero hunger starts with you.


We can’t do it alone: How to leverage multi-stakeholder partnerships to address hunger and malnutrition in the world

Addressing the challenges that the world faces to eliminate hunger and all forms of malnutrition is a complex, multi-faceted issue that requires a holistic approach, with multiple partners involved in finding workable…

Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

CFS is a United Nations multistakeholder body striving to achieve food security and nutrition for all through global coordination, learning and policy

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