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.


Food systems research is a vast topic with many entry points. This compendium explains the many indicators for food system assessment and their uses.

Food Systems Analysis

New research supported by A4NH explores dynamics of food system drivers and sustainability


Workshop report explains food environment, measuring tools