Food Systems for Healthier Diets

FOOD SYSTEMS FOR HEALTHIER DIETS

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Summary of November 14 IFPRI/A4NH Policy Seminar details national food systems experiences in Vietnam, Nigeria, followed by a panel discussion.
Blog
Globally, we are eating a smaller array of foods, resulting in diets that are less nutritious and healthy. Yet FAO estimates more than 5,500 food crops exist globally. So why aren’t we using them?
Flagships
Global food system sustainability study results in the first map of its kind to score sustainability of food systems, country-by-country, going beyond usual questions of productivity and nutrition, to include economic and social variables.
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The conference provided an example of how work done by different A4NH flagships open opportunities for experience sharing across countries.
Events
Event explored 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.
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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.
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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.
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CFS side event from CGIAR experts addresses need to consider challenges and needs particular to the Global South for healthy, sustainable diets and food system transformation.
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This animated video from A4NH explains food systems, their complex, rapid transformations, and challenges low- and middle-income countries face in making them healthy and sustainable.