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​​​Research Resources​

Food Security Libguide - ​library resources​ in the area of food security.​​

The below links will direct you to the indicated reports: 

Reports by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO):​
FAO NENA​ - The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (2020) - Authored by Prof. Rami Zurayk with assistance by ​Abed Al Kareem Yehya​

Reports by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI):
IFPRI - 2018 Global Food Policy Report (2018) ​​- Hardcopy can be found in AUB science library under the call number: S 613.2:T974i
IFPRI - 2017 Global Food Policy Report (2017)

Other relevent reports:


The below links will direct you to the indicated tools: 

FAO Global Agro-Ecological Zones (GAEZ) - Database and data portal ​(link compatible with Internet Explorer)
Food Security Information Network (FSIN) - Gender and food security resources
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) - Tools and guidelines on household food security
IFPRI - Arab Spatial
IFPRI and American University of Beirut - Lebanon Spatial and video tutorials on its use
World Health Organization (Nutrition Databases​)​, including global database on BMI, Child Growth, and Malnutrition


The below links will direct you to the indicated webpages: ​

AUB Faculty of Health Sciences - Food security resources web page
Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) - 
Committee on World Food Security (CFS) - Homepage
FAO - Regional Office for Near East and North Africa - Regional Perspectives Webpage
FAO - Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) - Homepage
Food Security Information Network - Homepage
World Food Programme (WFP) - Food Security Analysis 
WFP/FAO Food Security Cluster - Lebanon Country Pa​ge​​

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