A critical stage in food systems research involves testing concrete food system innovations and interventions on both the supply and demand sides to sustainably and inclusively improve diet quality. Results from these experiments, and from effectiveness and impact evaluations are translated and disseminated so stakeholders, ranging from investors to civil society and private sector to policymakers to other researchers – consider healthier diets in processes related to food systems.
This paper examines how research on the impacts of food systems innovations can accelerate their contributions to healthier diets and
Many low- and middle-income countries have included school-based interventions in their nutrition policies, as they can reach children at a
To address malnutrition in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), more evidence is needed about the potential of food system innovations