Connecting people and institutions
to strengthen analysis and decision making
FSIN > Home

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

This report provides United Nations Security Council (UNSC) members with an overview of the numbers of people in acute need of emergency food, nutrition and livelihood assistance in 22 countries [...]
(3)
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 [...]
(3)
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. [...]

Events

Introduction This course will equip you with knowledge on protecting people’s livelihoods from shocks, and strengthening their capacity to absorb the [...]
The participant is introduced to FSN indicators, tools and techniques for M&E in FSN.

FSIN is initiated by