Rates of overweight and obesity are rising at an alarming rate in India, especially among women. IFPRI Research Fellow Avinash Kishore discusses the impacts of changing food environments, and efforts to raise awareness and ensure access to healthy foods.
The conference provided an example of how work done by different A4NH flagships open opportunities for experience sharing across countries.
Event will explore how countries are assessing and acting on food system transformation – considering consumption and food environments, food supply and sustainability, health, and socioeconomic outcomes, with discussion about challenges, opportunities, and trade-offs.
A common set of food system indicators used across countries and over time would allow for comparison and shared learning, yet availability is uneven. New analysis of four countries shows where food system data exists, and where it is lacking.