Food Security and Nutrition Network

Community Links

Community Links are external resources essential to the FSN Network and its community members. They provide leading research, news and information, tools and guides, and discussion forums centering on food security and nutrition programming.

Policy Research

Review the latest food security and nutrition policy research. 

  • Aquafish CRSP
    AquaFish Innovation Lab enriches livelihoods and promotes health by cultivating international multidisciplinary partnerships that advance science, research, education, and outreach in aquaculture and fisheries in environmentally and socially acceptable ways.
  • Assets and Market Access (AMA) CRSP
    The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Assets and Market Access (Feed the Future BASIS Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab) develops policies and programs that broaden the base of economic growth for the rural poor through an asset-based approach
  • Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
    CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.
  • Feinstein International Center
    The Feinstein International Center is a research and teaching center based at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
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Resource Centers

Find news, information, tools, and guides regarding all issues relevant to food security and nutrition.

  • Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action
    ALNAP is a unique system-wide network dedicated to improving humanitarian performance through increased learning and accountability.
  • African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development 
    The African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND) is a highly cited and prestigious quarterly peer reviewed journal with a global reputation, published in Kenya by the Rural Outreach Programme (ROP) in Nairobi.
  • Agrilinks (USAID, Knowledge Driven International Development)
    Agrilinks is an online hub where food security and agriculture professionals can contribute knowledge, learn about upcoming events and connect with other practitioners.
  • Care Group Info (USAID, Food for the Hungry, CORE Group, World Relief)
    In collaboration with the CORE Group, staff of Food for the Hungry and World Relief has created this site to share information, training tools, curricula, and results reports regarding the Care Group strategy for community health.
  • CCapacity, for social and behavior change (USAID's C-Change Project)
    The network has shared 35,000 “items” of knowledge. These are organised by over 500 different taxonomy codes that facilitate a filtered search process. 
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Online Forums and Communities

Join discussions about food security, nutrition, and other relevant areas.

  • CHW Central
    CHW Central is an online community of practice that brings together program managers, experts, practitioners, researchers, and supporters of CHW programs. The website is a virtual meeting place to share resources and experiences and to discuss and develop questions and ideas on CHW programs and policy.
  • Center for Design and Research in Sustainability (CEDARS)
    The Center for Design and Research in Sustainability (CEDARS) pursues excellence in planning and measuring sustainability in health and social development initiatives.
  • CMAM Forum
    The CMAM Forum was created in response to increasing demand from practitioners and experts in the management of acute malnutrition to centralise on-going efforts worldwide to tackle the problem of acute malnutrition. 
  • CORE Group
    CORE Group convenes and expands the CORE Group Community Health Network, Working Groups, and Practitioner Academy in order to share and create knowledge, build partnerships, and improve skills of the global public health workforce.
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Food Security and Nutrition Implementers

Explore nonprofit organizations that work on food security and nutrition issues.

  • ACDI/VOCA
    ACDI/VOCA promotes economic opportunities for cooperatives, enterprises, and communities through the innovative application of sound business practice.
  • ADRA
    The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Through an international network, ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 130 countries—regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association.
  • Africare
    Africare is a leading non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to addressing African development and policy issues by working in partnership with African people to build sustainable, healthy and productive communities.
  • CARE
    CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty that places special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.
  • CNFA
    Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) works with businesses, foundations, governments and communities to build customized local and global partnerships that meet the world’s growing demand for food.  
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