The Secretariat's work on food security, systems and resilience focuses on preventing and managing crises, and analysing how transformations in the food economy can boost economic growth and employment.
Food Crisis Prevention Network (RPCA)
The Secretariat strengthens the impact of the RPCA on regional decision-making bodies and increases its international visibility. Together with CILSS, the Secretariat organises the two RPCA statutory meetings and ensures the running of the Network. more
Global Alliance for Resilience (AGIR) - Sahel & West Africa
The Secretariat conducts analyses on the transformations taking place in the regional food economy, with a focus on the development of the agri-food economy, employment, rural-urban linkages, urban food insecurity and how these impact food and nutrition security. These analyses – which include policy implications and possible solutions – contribute to the debates of SWAC’s policy networks. more