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FAO/WHO GIFT | Global Individual Food consumption data Tool

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Welcome to the FAO/WHO GIFT dissemination platform!

This platform aims at supporting policy makers, program planners, NGO staff and many other stakeholders in taking informed decisions at country, regional and global level in the area of nutrition and food safety. FAO/WHO GIFT's mission is to make publicly available existing quantitative individual food consumption data from all countries around the world, collected through both large nationwide surveys and small scale surveys. The platform provides food-based indicators in the field of nutrition and food safety as well as microdata.

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A new round of participatory webinars will take place in March 2019 to walk users through the new features of the FAO/WHO GIFT platform. In the webinars, participants will be able to: Share suggestions on new indicators which could be developed; Learn about the plans for the further developments of the Platform; Learn how [...]
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) held two webinars on the use of the FoodEx2 classification system in September and October 2018. FoodEx2 is a comprehensive food classification and description system aimed at covering the need to describe foods in a harmonized way. The system was first developed by EFSA [...]
The FAO/WHO GIFT platform was presented to a wider audience in the UN Network for SUN webinar series in March 2018. This series of webinar presented the concepts underlying the development of FAO/WHO GIFT and guided participants through the use of the platform. Participants were introduced to the platform in [...]
In December 2017, the SPRING Accelerated Reduction Effort on Anaemia (AREA) Community of Practice held a webinar on how the FAO/WHO GIFT platform may strengthen food-based approaches to reduce iron deficiency. The full webinar recording is available online. Iron deficiency is one of the primary causes of anemia, a condition [...]
Another round of webinars will be conducting this year with the aim to: 1. Provide an update on the status of collection, collation and dissemination of quantitative individual food consumption data activities in low and lower middle income countries; 2. Present the new prototype of the  FAO/WHO GIFT platform [...]
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