WP 1: Conceptual framework and FNS sustainability metrics

General Information

Work package 1 seeks to enhance the conceptualization of FNS and to develop metrics for food system sustainability that capture the range of world views across food system actors.

It will define metrics and identify socioeconomic and environmental drivers and their interaction. Changes in these drivers will influence the food system that will lead to socioeconomic and environmental feedbacks.

 

 

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Newsletter 2

The second newsletter answers research questions like: "What do European consumers think about sustainable food?", "Can information beef up the demand for meat alternatives?" or "Can we bank on seafood for a healthier food consumption?" It gives short summaries of the deliverables and papers, published during the last month

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Operationalising the health aspects of sustainable diets: a review

Shifting towards a more sustainable food consumption pattern is an important strategy to mitigate climate change. In the past decade, various studies have optimised environmentally sustainable diets using different methodological approaches. The aim of the present review was to categorise and summarise the different approaches to operationalise the health aspects of environmentally sustainable diets.

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Newsletter 1

The first Newsletter of 2016 on project updates and informative SUSFANS research

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A Framework for Assessing and Devising Policy for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in EU: The SUSFANS conceptual framework

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News in work package 1

Review Article: Operationalising the health aspects of sustainable diets: a review

Shifting towards a more sustainable food consumption pattern is an important strategy to mitigate climate change. In the past decade, various studies have optimised environmentally sustainable diets using different methodological approaches. The aim of the present review was to categorise and summarise the different approaches to operationalise the health aspects of environmentally sustainable diets.

Stakeholders discuss SUSFANS methods, metrics and models

Around 40 experts in the field of food and nutrition security met in Prague, Czech Republic on October 30, 2015, to discuss, review, refine and give feedback on the SUSFANS project. Read the summary and the report.

1st Stakeholder Core Group Workshop

This first workshop will introduce the SUSFANS project with a special focus on the Work Package 1 ‘Conceptual framework and food and nutrition security (FNS) sustainability metrics’ and the Work Package 6 ‘Stakeholder interaction and scenario review’.