FAO/WHO GIFT | Global Individual Food consumption data Tool

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy (the Friedman School) at Tufts University have entered into a collaboration aiming to increase our understanding of what foods and nutrients people are actually consuming around the world. Many policy and programme makers still rely, today, on data related to the availability of food at national level (i.e. food supply data) or at household level (i.e. household survey data). Providing governments and policymakers access to high-quality, timely and comprehensive food security and nutrition analyses is essential to encourage formulation...
In November 2015, several webinars will be conducted to illustrate the FAO/WHO GIFT prototype platform to potential end users with the objective of developing this tool in a participatory manner. At least one webinar will be conducted in each pilot country: Burkina Faso, Uganda, Bangladesh, and the Philippines with the sole involvement of local staff from government and local partners. In addition at least two webinars will be conducted with international staff from NGOs and international organizations located in these countries with specific expertise in the area of food safety and nutrition respectively.
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