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Food Security and Nutrition - A Global Issue

Electronic Development and Environment Information System (ELDIS)

ELDIS aims to inform dialogue and the sharing of good practice by policy actors and decision makers globally around issues such as food security, land issues, markets, gender and the role of innovation and technology. 

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Founded in 1975, IFPRI’s vision is "a world free of hunger and malnutrition". For more information, visit: IFPRI’s Food Security web page.

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

CGIAR, established in 1971, coordinates international agricultural research efforts aimed at reducing poverty and achieving food security in developing countries. CGIAR’s vision is “a world free of poverty, hunger and environmental degradation”.

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is an institution for development research, teaching and learning, and impact and communications, based at the University of Sussex. Food security and agriculture are two of the many subjects institute conducts research on.

The International Food Policy Research Institute

Established in 1990, IISD is an independent, non-profit organization that provides practical solutions to the challenge of integrating environmental and social priorities with economic development including Food Security issues.

International Center for Tropical Agriculture

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture was established in 1967 with the aim to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture.

The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP)

The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) is a multilateral mechanism with a vision to improve incomes and food and nutrition security in low-income countries by boosting agricultural productivity.

The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch Consortium

Right to Food and Nutrition Watch is an international consortium composed of organizations from all over the world working towards the right to food and nutrition.

FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN)

FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN) is an international human rights organization, founded in Germany in 1986. FIAN advocates and campaigns for the realization of the right to food. 

Selected Regional & National Resources

IFPRI News