Thursday, February 17, 2011
ONLINE RESOURCE: Food Security Portal
The new Food Security Portal, facilitated by IFPRI, offers new tools to support the global food security discussion.
Key sections of the Portal include:
- News - visualization of food security hotspots; email subscription feature
- Food for thought - blog featuring new issues for discussion each week and opportunity for comment
- Country profiles - key food security indicators and news at the country level
- Datastore - comprehensive, regularly updated datasets for easy monitoring of price changes at global and country level
- Tools for Analysis - commodities graphs; annotated commodity price timelines; terms of trade effect tool; short-run impact of releasing food stocks simulator; welfare simulators
Read more about the Portal here.
Visit the Food Security Portal.
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