The effectiveness of food system policies to improve nutrition, nutrition-related inequalities and environmental sustainability: a scoping review

Last updated on 29-10-2023 by Brecht Devleesschauwer

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A global transformation of food systems is needed, given their impact on the three interconnected pandemics of undernutrition, obesity and climate change. A scoping review was conducted to synthesise the effectiveness of food system policies/interventions to improve nutrition, nutrition inequalities and environmental sustainability, and to identify double- or triple-duty potentials (their effectiveness tackling simultaneously two or all of these outcomes). When available, their effects on nutritional vulnerabilities and women’s empowerment were described. The policies/intervention…

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