Resources related to the CFS

Here are a list of resources related to the CFS

Key websites

  • CFS website:
  • CSM website:
  • PSM website:
  • HLPE website:

Relevant reports: 

McKeon, N.2011.Global Governance for World  Food Security: A Scorecard Four Years after the Eruption of the “Food Crisis”

Wise, T. and Murphy. 2012.  Resolving the Food Crisis, Assessing Global Policy Reforms since 2007, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, 37 Tufts University.

Colonnelli, E. and Simon, G. 2013. Food Security Governance: History, Definitions and Institutions. Section 2.1 The Challenges of the Reformed Committee on World Food Security

A Brief Introduction to the VoluntaryGuidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land,Fisheries andForests in the Context ofNational Food Security 2012

Articles and books:

  • Duncan, J. and Barling, D. 2012. Renewal through Participation in Global Food Security  Governance: Implementing the International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism to the Committee on World Food Security. International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food. 19:2, 43–16
  • Matias E. Margulis, “The Regime Complex for Food Security: Implications for the Global Hunger Challenge,” Global Governance 19:1 (2013).
  • Brem-Wilson, J. 2011. La Via Campesina and the Committee on World Food Security: A Transnational Public Sphere? (PhD Thesis).International Centre for Participation Studies, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford. Contact author for more details: jbremwilson ( a )
  • Clapp, J. and Murphy, S. 2013. The G20 and Food Security: a Mismatch in Global  Governance? Food Policy 4:2, 129-138 doi: 10.1111/1758-5899.12039
  • Crush, J. 2011. Urban food insecurity and the new international food security agenda. Development Southern Africa, 28(4):527 DOI:10.1080/0376835X.2011.605571
  • von Braun, J. 2010. Strategic body needed to beat food crises. Nature. 465(7298):548 DOI:10.1038/465548a
  • McKeon, N.2013: ‘One Does Not Sell the Land Upon Which the People Walk’: Land Grabbing, Transnational Rural Social Movements, and Global Governance, Globalizations, 10:1, 105-122
  • Seufert, P. (2013): The FAO Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests, Globalizations, 10:1, 181-186
  • Margulis, M. & Porter, T. (2013): Governing the Global Land Grab: Multipolarity, Ideas, and Complexity in Transnational Governance, Globalizations, 10:1, 65-86 (single reference to CFS)
  • Hospes, O. 2013. Food sovereignty: the debate, the deadlock, and a suggested detour. Agriculture and Human Values. Published online May 23 2013 DOI 10.1007/s10460-013-9449-3
  • Beuchelt, T., and D. Virchow. 2012. Food sovereignty or the human
    right to adequate food: Which concept serves better as international
    development policy for global hunger and poverty reduction? Agriculture and Human Values 29(2): 259–273.

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