FAO/WHO GIFT | Global Individual Food consumption data Tool

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 and small scale surveys.

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The platform provides dietary indicators and summary statistics, as well as microdata.

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Please contact [email protected] if your institution is interested in sharing individual quantitative food consumption data through FAO/WHO GIFT.

Publications
UN-Nutrition Journal. Volume 1: Transforming nutrition
2022

This article illustrates the FAO/WHO Global Individual Food consumption data Tool (FAO/WHO GIFT) and how it serves a wide range of stakeholders to access...

Global Trends in the Availability of Dietary Data in Low and Middle-Income Countries
2022

This discussion paper provides an overview of dietary surveys conducted in LMICs from 1980 to 2019, analysing their key characteristics to understand...

global report dietary data
Global Report on the State of Dietary Data
2022

The purpose of this report, produced jointly by the Food and Nutrition Division of FAO and the Intake Center for Dietary Assessment, is to take stock...

FAO/Intake Joint Meeting Report on Dietary Data Collection, Analysis and Use
2020

This report provides a summary from the technical meeting jointly convened by FAO and the Intake Center for Dietary Assessment, on December 2019 at...

News
07/12/2023
Access more than 50 datasets from over 30 countries.
06/12/2023
Visualise more information with new infographics on dietary diversity, micronutrient usual intakes and environmental impact of diets.
06/04/2023

We are pleased to announce the publication of the "Safe food for everyone - FAO's work on food safety: science, standards, and good practices", prepared by the Food Systems and Food Safety Division (ESF) of FAO. This publication highlights how important food consumption data is for food safety.