Food Security
Covers all issues related to food security as defined in the Rome declaration in 1996: "Food security exists - at the individual, family, national and global levels - when all people at all times have physical and economic access to enough safe and nutritious food in order to cover their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life".



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This e-learning course provides an overview of corrupt practices in the tenure sector. It analyses the drivers and impact of corruption on the livelihoods and food security of poor and vulnerable people. The course also introduces a series of options and tools that key players, including states, organizations and citizens can utilize to identify, assess and tackle corruption.
Duration: 2 hours
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This course provides guidance on managing competition over the use of land, fisheries and forests. The course introduces a process for analysing the underlying causes of disputes and conflicts. It also illustrates a range of dispute resolution mechanisms and some options for policy and legal reforms to prevent disputes and reduce vulnerability to conflict.

Duration: 3 hours

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One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management process through improved prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery and reconstruction.
Duration: 2 hours
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This course is part of the e-learning curriculum "Right to Food in Practice".
The course introduces the principles and concept of the human right to adequate food and its practical application. The course also provides an overview of the historical development of this human right, the human rights based approach to development, recourse mechanisms, the Right to Food Guidelines and describes the rights, obligations and responsibilities of rights-holders and duty-bearers of the right to food.

Duration: 4.5 hours
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This e-learning course on Assessing Impact of Development Programmes on Food Security has been designed to support countries and regions in assessing the overall impact of their investments in food security on the well being of the targeted populations.

The course brings together the latest information on impact assessment from numerous guidelines and presents it within the context of large-scale development programmes that address food insecurity; however the methods and approaches described in the course are equally applicable to smaller projects.

Duration: 10 hours

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This course provides an overview of the impacts of climate change on food security. It also introduces climate-smart agriculture and practices that contribute to climate change adaptation, mitigation, food security and development.

Duration: 3.5 hours
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The course provides guidance on how to design and implement a communication strategy for food security information. Using several realistic examples, the course illustrates the various components of a communication strategy, and provides concrete and detailed guidelines on how to communicate through the media and how to present information to policymakers in order to influence the policymaking processes.
Duration: 8 hours
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Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plan for Food Security and Agriculture Programmes:
This e-learning course has been designed to support countries and regions in planning all the information needs for monitoring, pilotage and evaluation during the life of their Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture programmes.
The course offers practical guidance on building an Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system which is feasible, practical and relevant to the programme’s needs. Although the course focuses on large-scale development programmes that address food insecurity, the approaches and methods presented are equally applicable to smaller projects.
Duration: 3.5 hours

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Currently, the world is faced with an unprecedented call for action at a moment in which three countries (Somalia, Yemen, and northeast Nigeria) have been identified at risk of famine, after the declaration of famine in South Sudan early this year. The demand for humanitarian and resilience assistance is escalating. 

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This e-learning course provides the essential knowledge to fully appreciate the use and benefits of CountrySTAT.
Duration: 4.5 hours
Also available in: Français

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