• RFSAN strengthens food security information to help the most vulnerable population affected by the Syria crisis

  • Contributes to restoring and protecting livelihoods and market systems through market chain value analysis

  • Monitors and analyses conditions and disseminates reports to help expand the response capabilities of our partners for early action and mitigation

  • Promotes sustainable agriculture and rural livelihoods, crucial for recovery and achieving food security

RFSAN works with various food security partners in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, providing technical support in identified priority areas of food security and livelihood information systems.

Our Mission

Improve the quality of food security and nutrition information, provide a better understanding of resilience building to support decision-making in humanitarian and development interventions through partnerships, analysis, capacity development and data and knowledge exchange.

Partnering With RFSAN

Partnering With RFSAN: Supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and iMMAP, RFSAN partners have access to a strong knowledge base and broad ¬field of expertise and experts that can provide assistance in food security, nutrition and livelihoods assessments and analysis, including market and value chain analysis, geographic information systems and infographics.

Where can you find us?

The programme consists of a core team of experts from FAO and iMMAP in Amman, with national Focal Points in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey. Email contact@rfsan.info for more information.

About iMMAP

iMMAP is an international not-for-profit organization, providing information management support in humanitarian and development settings for over 18 years.

Within the context of the Syria and Iraq crises, iMMAP has been working with partners in Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq to address both refugee and cross-border responses, implementing information management, needs assessments as well as coordination support for the clusters, UNHCR, OCHA, FAO and other implementing partners.

About FAO

FAO has the global mandate in food security and is a co-coordinator of the global Humanitarian Food Security Cluster system. Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts – to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. By integrating relief and development activities, FAO’s resilience building efforts save livelihoods while helping communities lay the foundations for their own longer-term recovery.

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