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FAO/WFP Joint Guidelines for Crop and Food Security Assessment Missions (CFSAMs), 2009

Guidelines on joint FAO/WFP missions conducted at the request of governments to validate the crop and food security situation estimates, while crops are still in the fields. The missions analyse the...

Manual para la evaluación de la seguridad alimentaria en emergencias (ESAE) - segunda edicion, 2009

Este manual està concebido para el uso en situaciones de emergencia o crisis prolongadas causadas ya sea por desastres naturales repentinos, sequía, enfermedades, crisis económica o conflictos y...

Manuel d'évaluation de la sécurité alimentaire en situation d'urgence (EFSA) - deuxième édition, 2009

Ce Manuel doit servir à évaluer les besoins des populations résidentes et déplacées victimes d’une situation d’urgence ou d’une crise prolongée, à la suite d’une catastrophe...

Comprehensive Food Security & Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) Guidelines - First Edition, 2009

The Comprehensive Food Security & Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) is a unique tool designed to understand and describe the profiles of food-insecure and vulnerable households, identify the root...

Emergency Food Security Assessment Handbook (EFSA) - Second Edition, 2009

This Handbook is intended for use when an Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) is conducted in emergency situations or protracted crises, whether due to sudden natural disasters, disease,...

Food Security Assessment Accuracy Checklist

Checklist to estimate the estimate the level of accuracy of a food security assessment.

UNHCR/WFP Joint Assessment Missions (JAM) Guidelines, 2008

JAMs have been conducted in collaboration with UNHCR since 1994 to understand the situation, profiles and needs of refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host populations, in particular...

Technical Guidance Sheet - Urban Food Security & Nutrition

Guidance for addressing substantive and methodological issues associated with conducting food and nutrition security assessments in urban areas.

National Response Capacity Matrix: for Analysing National Capacity to Respond to Food Security Crises

This matrix is intended to be used in conjunction with the guidance offered in Technical Guidance Sheet (TGS) no.13 - "Short Guide to Applying the National Response Capacity Matrix". A...

Technical Guidance Sheet - Food Consumption Analysis: Calculation and Use of the Food Consumption Score in Food Security Analysis

Guidance presenting the standard use of the Food Consumption Score as part of VAM or VAM-supported food consumption and food security analysis, as well as background and explanation of the...