The State of Food and Agriculture 2013

THE STATE
OF FOOD
AND
AGRICULTURE
2013

FOOD SYSTEMS
FOR BETTER NUTRITION


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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2013


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword   (Download pdf 1,6 Mb)
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and acronyms
Executive Summary

Food systems for better nutrition

1. The role of food systems in nutrition  (Download pdf 295 Kb)

    Why is nutrition important?
    Why focus on food systems to address malnutrition?
    Food systems and nutrition opportunities
    Cross-cutting issues in nutrition-sensitive food systems
    Knowledge and information gaps
    Structure of the report

2. Malnutrition and changing food systems (Download pdf 483 Kb)

    Malnutrition concepts, trends and costs
    Food system transformation and malnutrition
    Conclusions and key messages

3. Agricultural production for better nutrition (Download pdf 115 Kb)

    Making food more available and accessible
    Making food more diverse
    Making food more nutritious
    Conclusions and key messages

4. Food supply chains for better nutrition (Download pdf 291 Kb)

    Transformation of food supply chains
    Enhancing nutrition through food supply chains
    Conclusions and key messages

5. Helping consumers achieve better nutrition (Download pdf 127 Kb)

    Food assistance programmes for better nutrition
    Nutrition-specific food price subsidies and taxes
    Nutrition education
    Conclusions and key messages

6. Institutional and policy environment for nutrition (Download pdf 102 Kb)

    Building a common vision
    Better data for better policy-making
    Effective coordination is essential
    Key messages of the report

Statistical annex (Download pdf 176 Kb)

    Notes for the annex table
    Annex table

References (Download pdf  778 Kb)
Special chapters of The State of Food and Agriculture




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