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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.
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.
Mar 16th, 2020

Climate Change Best Practices

This best practice document provides some specific recommendations for best practices for climate change adaptation and mitigation for agriculture in developing countries, based on recent research.
Mar 1st, 2019

Early Warning Early Action Systems

Existing food security and agricultural early warning systems include FAO’s Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS), USAID’s Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), the MARS Crop Yield Forecasting System (MCYFS), the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS), which monitors commodity prices, food security, and trade, the World Food Programme Seasonal Monitor, and FAO’s Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) system, among others. These systems provide regular updates of food prices, food production and supply levels, harvest forecasts, weather forecasts, and food assistance needs, as well as targeted alerts regarding ongoing or anticipated food security crises at national and regional levels.
Mar 29th, 2018

ICTs for Agriculture

This best practice document provides some specific recommendations for best practices for ICT use in developing country agriculture, based on relevant recent research.