Household Dietary Diversity Score and Food Consumption Score: A joint statement of FAO and WFP

Are you unclear on how the FCS differs from FAO's Household Dietary Divserity Score?  Both WFP's FCS and FAO's HDDS are used as proxy indicators of household access to food.  There are however nuanced differences between the indicators that practicioners should consider when implementing and using each of these measures of food access.  WFP and FAO issued a joint statement to clarify uses and differences of each indicator.  You can read the joint statement here: