Committee on World Food Security – UPSC Prelims

Committee on World Food Security(CFS):
  • CFS was established in 1974.
  • It is an international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work to ensure food security and nutrition for all.
  • Reports to: The Committee reports to the UN General Assembly through the Economic and Social Council(ECOSOC) and to the FAO Conference.
  • Secretariat: It has a permanent Secretariat. It is located in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy,
  • Funding: It receives its core funding equally from The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and The World Food Programme (WFP).

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