Improving diets in an era of food market transformation: Challenges and opportunities for engagement between the public and private sectors

Reports
Sectors:
Nutrition, Policy, Agriculture
Organization:
Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition
Author:
Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition
Regions:
Global
Publication Dates:
April, 2018
Content Formats:
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According to this GloPan brief, poor diets pose a greater global health risk than air pollution, alcohol, drug, and tobacco use combined. The authors advocate for a stronger role of the private sector to encourage people to eat more nutritious food. Major themes include investment, public incentives for private action, managing risks, and building trust between stakeholders. The report suggests ways in which governments can persuade food industry partners to provide consumers with better access to healthier diets.

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