This page brings together a wide range of FSP and external resources that are useful for policymakers, researchers, and other stakeholders who are interested in food security and related topics. Select a resource category by clicking on the tags to the left.
Oct 13th, 2021
Global Report on Food Crises: Joint Analysis for Better Decisions, September 2021 Update
The 2021 edition reported the growing severity and magnitude of these crises with at least 155 million acutely food-insecure people in need of urgent assistance in 55 countries/territories in 2020 (Crisis or worse (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) or equivalent).
Sep 21st, 2021
Commodity Price Variability Monthly Summary - August 2021
Sep 15th, 2021
Kenya Commodity Price Report - August 2021
The report presents price trends and movements for key food commodities, including dry beans, dry maize, rice, wheat, and Irish potatoes, for August 2021 in selected major regions and markets in Kenya.
Sep 9th, 2021
Food Security - Can the global decline by reversed?
The report describes that food insecurity is on the rise worldwide. In the report, Rob Vos, division director of markets, trade and institutions at the International Food Policy Research Institute, states, “People thought there would be shortages and new food price spikes and volatility [during the pandemic], but it didn’t happen because there were plenty of stocks of the basic staple crops."
Aug 16th, 2021
Prevention of food losses across the value chain in Africa
This best practice document demonstrates that combined interventions along the value chain can reduce losses by 98 percent regardless of crop or storage duration in Uganda and Burkina Faso.
Aug 15th, 2021
East Africa Commodity Price Report - July 2021
The report analyzes the evolution of weekly maize and rice prices in four East African countries - Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda - in July 2021.
Aug 15th, 2021
Kenya Commodity Price Report – July 2021
The report presents price trends and movements for key food commodities, including dry beans, dry maize, rice, wheat, and Irish potatoes, for July 2021 in selected major regions and markets in Kenya.
Aug 9th, 2021
Enhancing Resilience to Food Crises
This best practice document provides evidence-based recommendations for enhancing household resilience to food crises in West Africa.
Aug 6th, 2021
Commodity Price Variability Monthly Summary in July 2021
Jul 31st, 2021
Hunger Hotspots FAO-WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) warn that in 23 countries and situations, acute food insecurity is likely to further deteriorate in the outlook period from August to November 2021. The 23 hotspots are: Afghanistan; Angola; Central African Republic; Central America (Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua); Central Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger); Chad; Colombia; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Democratic People's Republic of Korea; Ethiopia; Haiti; Kenya; Lebanon; Madagascar; Mozambique; Myanmar; Nigeria; Sierra Leone together with Liberia; Somalia; South Sudan; the Sudan; Syria; and Yemen.