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Sustainable diets and nutrition - Reports & Case Studies
One of the most urgent public health problems in society is overweight and obesity . Given the complexity, multitude and diversity of their determinants, overweight and obesity require a systematic approach, rather than interventions focusing only on individual behaviour, and local governments have an important role in developing and fostering...
Netherlands (Europe)
2022 - Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), VoedingsJungle, Netherlands Working Group on International Nutrition
Governance and planning - Guidelines
This infographic shows the results of different dialogues on urban food systems, involving people coming from more than 26 countries around the world, and with the involvement of  local and regional governments, urban practitioners, researchers, business owners and food system stakeholders. Specifically, 5 strategic areas are identified to implement a sustainable...
(Global coverage)
2021 - Coll.
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management, Food loss and waste - Guidelines
This infographic shows the outcomes of different dialogues about food systems transformation among people coming from more than 26 cities around the world, and with the involvement of local and regional governments, urban practitioners, researchers, business owners and food system stakeholders. In particular, 10 critical actions are identified to promote a...
(Global coverage)
2021 - Coll.
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management - Articles
In the context of rapid urbanization, poorer residents in cities across low- and middle-income countries increasingly experience food and nutrition deficiencies. The United Nations has highlighted urban agriculture (UA) as a viable solution to food insecurity, by empowering the urban poor to produce their own fresh foods and make some...
Benin (Africa)
2021 - Coll.
Sustainable diets and nutrition - Directories
Today consumers’ behaviors are not only determined by their knowledge, motivation or sensibility, but also their physical and social environment. That is the reason why a multidisciplinary study to better understand the effects of what is called the “food landscape” on food behaviors has been conducted. Specifically, the project was...
France (Europe)
2021 - Coll.