Food Security and Nutrition Network

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. 

CCM Central
This website is a product of the iCCM Task Force. It also provides a forum for answers to questions and discussions of challenges.

Communication Initiative
Communication Initiative convenes the communication and media development, social and behavioural change community for more effective local, national, and international development action.

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.

CRS Program Quality Center
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. 

Eldis (Institute of Development Studies)
Eldis is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues.

Emergency Capacity Building Project (CARE, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, CRS, World Vision)
The Project shared knowledge and learning, and worked with and through existing sector standards, agencies, and networks such as UNIASC, UNOCHA, Sphere, People in Aid, ALNAP, Inter-Action, HAP International, and the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Needs Assessment Task Force (NATF).

FAO Good Practices Center
FAO creates and shares critical information about food, agriculture and natural resources in the form of global public goods. But this is not a one-way flow.

Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III  (USAID's FANTA-3 Project)
The project provides comprehensive technical support to USAID and its partners, including host country governments, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations. 

Food Security Information Sharing for Decision Making
The Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction Programme seeks to concretely improve the way in which the global community works together to eradicate hunger and malnutrition.

Gender in Ag (World Bank, FAO, IFAD)
The sourcebook aims to deliver practical advice, guidelines, principles, and descriptions and illustrations of approaches that have worked so far to achieve the goal of effective gender mainstreaming in the agricultural operations of development agencies. 

Health COMpass (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs)
An interactive platform for you to find the highest quality SBCC tools and program examples. It presents materials in packages, recognizing that one single material cannot change or sustain a behavior.

Knowledge Sharing Toolkit (FAO, CGIAR, K4Dev, UNDP)
a former Program of the CGIAR, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). It is a living knowledge repository about knowledge sharing.

Learning Lab  (USAID, promoting organizational learning)
Learning Lab is USAID’s platform for generating and sharing information, tools, and resources on how development practitioners can work together to integrate learning throughout USAID’s Program Cycle.

LINGOS
LINGO helps organizations grow their impact and potential through its membership network and training, capacity building and consulting services.

Livelihood Connect (Institute of Development Studies)
Livelihood Connect is a multi-disciplinary platform in the area of  livelihoods and employability initiated by QUEST Alliance with support from USAID and International Youth Foundation. 

Microlinks (USAID, Knowledge Driven International Development)
This platform helps users consume and contribute content along a spectrum of issues from pathways out of poverty to mobilizing private capital, market facilitation to models for reaching scale.

Natural Resources Management and Development Portal
The purpose of the Portal is to provide an open access communications bridge between organizations, communities, consortia and global partners working on an integrated approach to natural resource management linking nature, energy, and human health. 

Nutrition Portal (University of Southampton) 
The IMTF and Faculty of Medicine eLearning teams at the University of Southampton have developed an eLearning course called "Caring for infants and children with severe malnutrition".The course was written, designed and edited by Dr Reginald Annan, Dr Sunhea Choi, Professor Ann Hill and Professor Alan A Jackson.

Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa 
The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa is a non-partisan, non-profit membership organization made up of US and African leaders, technical experts, and practitioners who are committed to improving the level and effectiveness of US public and private investments in sustainable, Africa-led, agriculture-based economic growth in Africa.

Reliefweb
ReliefWeb is a specialized digital service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). It provides reliable disaster and crisis updates and analysis to humanitarians, so they can make informed decisions and plan effective assistance.

Savings Revolution
Savings Revolution is a forum where all practitioners of savings groups can get together and exchange ideas. 

SCN Food & Nutrition Resource Portal
The UNSCN "One-Stop-Shop" Food & Nutrition Resource Portal provides access to nutrition resources published by theUN SCN as well as those published by the UNSCN members from the three constituencies.

SecureNutrition
SecureNutrition works to bridge the operational knowledge gaps between nutrition and all of its underlying drivers.

Society for International Development
SID-Washington is an international network that serves as a global forum dedicated to sustainable economic, social and political development.

USAID Office of Food for Peace
USAID’s food assistance efforts are an expression of the compassion and goodwill of the people of the United States. The lifesaving assistance we provide can also help to stabilize fragile situations.

Zunia Knowledge Exchange (Development Gateway)
Zunia provides a space of knowledge-sharing among development practitioners worldwide. Users can access and post news, events, best practices and publications that are searchable online and receive e-mail alerts on topics of their interest. 

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.