Monitoring food security

Researching food security
Analysing food security
Developing food security information
It is possible to analyze food security at the global, continental, national, sub-national, village, household, or individual level.
In 1993, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) worked to develop, at national and sub-regional levels, an Aggregate Household Food Security Index, in line with FAO's increasing focus on food security at the household level versus overall food availability. Once fully developed, the Index will serve as a tool for monitoring food security trends worldwide. FAO's Food Security Assistance Scheme (FSAS) includes the use of national multidisciplinary teams of experts in programme planning and implementation, which contribute to accurate diagnosis of problems, realistic formulation of solutions, capacity building at the national level and anchoring of the programmes within the national institutional framework. The assessment of food insecurity in Tanzania was part of a project by FAO's FSAS to help member countries formulate comprehensive food security programmes.
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal