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February 19, 2018Knowledge Portal
SOFI 2017: Building resilience for peace and food security

This report monitors progress towards the SDG targets of ending hunger and all forms of malnutrition. After a prolonged decline, a recent increase in undernourishment could signal a reversal of trends. The report singles out conflict – increasingly compounded by climate change – as one of the key drivers behind the resurgence of hunger and many forms of malnutrition. »

February 15, 2018Knowledge Portal
Sustaining Peace Webinar I – The role of conflict-sensitive natural resource management approaches

This webinar by FAO explores the nexus between conflict, food security and peace. It examined the linkages between natural resource management, investment in resilient agricultural livelihoods and contributions to peacebuilding and sustaining peace. »

How can Food and Nutrition Security programming “do good” in fragile settings?
February 9, 2018Knowledge activity
How can Food and Nutrition Security programming “do good” in fragile settings?
Theme: Food security and stability

On February 1, 2018, The Broker, supported by the F&BKP, organized a workshop to conclude its project on conflict sensitive Food and Nutrition Security programming in fragile settings. Bringing together policymakers, researchers and practitioners working on food security in fragile settings, this workshop served to share the lessons learned, present the tool for conflict sensitivity, and discuss ways forward for integrating conflict sensitivity and stability into FNS programming. »

January 25, 2018Knowledge Portal
Cash tranfers, food security and resilience in fragile contexts

This paper provides an overview of the evidence on the impact of cash-based interventions (CBIs) in fragile contexts on the immediate, underlying and basic causes of food and nutrition security. The paper stresses the high potential of CBIs for humanitarian and transitional assistance. »

F&BKP newsletter July 2017 (#04)
July 14, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter July 2017 (#04)

The July newsletter of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) gives details on the financial commitment of the Netherlands to CGIAR’s work in agri-food system research for development. Furthermore information is presented on various food & nutrition security related workshops, studies and events. »

Conflict Sensitivity in Food Security Programming. How to
July 12, 2017Study
Conflict Sensitivity in Food Security Programming. How to “do good” in fragile settings?
Theme: Food security and stability

The Broker, supported by the F&BKP, has recently started an explorative study on conflict sensitivity of Dutch Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) policies. Mali, Burundi and Ethiopia have been chosen as case countries. »