In order to support future food security policy making, the OECD Development Aid Committee (DAC) EvalNet meeting in 2010 expressed the need for a systematic review of recent evaluations and other research that would provide evidence-based information on successful approaches.
The FAO Food Price Index, a measure of basic food prices at international level, peaked in December 2010. In January 2011, the agency published an updated guide for policy-makers in developing countries.
This study investigates current aid measurement and tracking procedures and discusses the need for improving transparency and accountability in agriculture and rural development (ARD) and food security.
This paper reviews global progress toward the Millennium Development Goal 1 Hunger Target. It examines evidence from over 40 community-based programs as well as the most pertinent national and international efforts.
This paper's central argument is that access to food is as important as how much food is produced and that in a world of food price volatility, climate change and other kinds of shocks and stresses, there is a great need to build resilience in the food system.
The aim of the Statement of Intent, signed in June 2011, is to provide a framework for cooperation which promotes a more efficient and effective response to the food and nutrition needs of the most vulnerable populations.