IPC is an innovative tool for improving food security analysis and decision-making. It is a standardised scale that integrates food security, nutrition and livelihood information into a clear statement about the nature and severity of a crisis and implications for strategic response. The IPC is ...
* A tool for classifying the severity of food security situations
* A « forum » for reaching technical consensus
* A framework for situation analysis - which can be adapted to different food security contexts
IPC is supported by national governments, international agencies, early warning units and donors. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]