Food systems research has produced a wide body of tools to draw on to assess and monitor food systems as these continue to transform and evolve worldwide, but particularly in low- and middle-income countries. How can we know that food systems are sustainable, and provide healthy diets to all? From indicators to datasets to indexes, find some of the most useful for conducting future research here.


Diet quality indices for research in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review (Nutrition Reviews, 2019)


A guide to key terms in food systems research


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.