This article presents a systematic review of the literature on policy options to improve food security and nutrition in developing countries, and a
Other content with the tag "Food Policy".
The question addressed in this brief concerns how can governments pursue food systems transformation in the face of severe financial constraints, f
The food environment in which people exercise food choices significantly impacts their dietary patterns.
The adoption of a harmonised front-of-pack nutrition labelling (FoPNL) scheme has significant advantages from at least four perspectives.
For over 20 years, the EU has struggled to protect children from the harmful impact of food marketing even though food marketing has been identifie
Global diets need to become more sustainable if we are to tackle the climate crisis.
Being informed about the composition and harms of products intended for personal consumption should be a straightforward request.
Reformulation, a change to a food or beverage's processing or composition, can reduce potentially harmful ingredients such as salt, added sugar, an
To articulate what it means to take a food systems approach and support policymakers around the world to do so, R4D and City, University of London
Planetary health brings together intrinsically linked issues of human health and natural systems.
Current food systems fail to recognise the diversity of aquatic foods and their potential to contribute to sustainable healthy diets and their pote
Achieving food and nutrition security and ending hunger is a complex and multi-faceted global challenge, which requires urgent attention, particula
Globally, gender inequalities constrain food security, with women often disproportionately affected.
The mitigation of greenhouse gases in the agri-food sector depends on production and consumption patterns.
A call to governments to enact a strategy for a sustainable food system is high on the global agenda.
Ultraprocessed products (UPPs), associated with obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), are becoming predominant on the global market and a t
This brief examines estimates produced by several recent model simulations and frameworks that focus on the cost of ending hunger as well as progre
This book explains how True Cost Accounting is an effective tool we can use to address the pervasive imbalance in our food system.
Although the issue of nutrition was long underrepresented in the global health agenda, it regained international attention with the introduction of
There is broad scientific consensus that current food systems are neither sustainable nor resilient: many agricultural practices are very resource-
Four categories of foods are proposed in the NOVA food classification, which seeks to relate food processing as the primary driver of diet quality.
To overcome pressing food system challenges, academics and civil society actors have called for the development of integrated food policies.
Unhealthy diets are a leading risk factor for non-communicable diseases and negatively impact environmental sustainability.
For African countries to improve their preparedness, adapt to climate change, and build resilient food systems, they will require significant inves
Consumption of unsafe foods increases morbidity and mortality and is currently an issue, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.
The need to create more sustainable food systems calls for careful attention to justice in making the transition.
This volume – a critical product of the Scientific Group of the UN Food Systems Summit
The humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world.
The initiative “Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems for Ghanaian SMEs: leveraging small and medium enterprises to improve nutrition” i
Globally, levels of hunger remain alarmingly high.
This is the one of four case studies in this special section of FEX to highlight the importance of a strong contextual analysis to guide the approp
This is a special section of Field Exchange (FEX) focusing on complementary feeding programming in fragile and emergency contexts.
Food reformulation is the process of altering the processing or composition of a food or beverage product, to improve its nutritional proﬁle or to
India is facing a rapidly escalating public health crisis of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with millions suffering from diabetes, cancer, and ca
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022 has been prepared by the FAO Agrifood Economics Divi
The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, commissioned this Foresight report in 2015 to t
Driven to Waste: Global Food Loss on Farms, a report from WWF and Tesco, reveals an estimated 2.5 billion tonnes of food goes unea