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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

      The burden of malnutrition across the world remains unacceptably high, and progress unacceptably slow. Malnutrition is responsible for more ill health than any other cause. Children under five years of [...]
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 [...]
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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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Events

Training course on Participatory M&E for Rural Development and Community Managed Programmes
Indepth Research Services welcomes you to attend our training courses on Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development to take place [...]

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