Wageningen University & Research Announces Food Systems PhD Position

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is hiring a sandwich-PhD researcher in the Environmental Policy Group to study effective policy strategies and instruments for transforming food systems towards healthier diets and work with A4NH's Food Systems for Healthier Diets flagship. The position will be based in Bangladesh.

Event: US Release of ‘Nutrition and Food Systems: A Report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition’

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, A4NH will cohost the US release of "Nutrition and Food Systems," from the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) on Food Security and Nutrition. The launch event will be held at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

New Paper Explores Using Biodiversity Indicators to Shape Food System Recommendations

A new paper by Carl Lachat of Gent University, Jessica Raneri of Bioversity International, and others examines how using Dietary Species Richness, a new food biodiversity indicator, can help policymakers and stakeholders better understand the relationship between food biodiversity and diet quality and, in turn, identify where food systems can be improved. The paper, based on >> Read more

Podcast: Developing a “Food Systems” Perspective, Part Two

“Food systems” has become a very popular term in the fields of agriculture, nutrition, and health, but what does it mean to have a food systems perspective? How do food systems address the triple burden of malnutrition, and what can countries learn from one another to strengthen their own food systems?