Indicators for nutritious meal plans from sustainable food items programs

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The Coalition of Motion for Balanced Eating plans from Sustainable Food Systems (HDSFS) delivers jointly Member States, UN Organizations, Civil Modern society Corporations, Educational Establishments and Social Movements to align, mobilize and aid collective action
to the shared eyesight of wholesome eating plans from sustainable meals units for all.

Steps to attain this aim are extensive-ranging and acting across food stuff programs to affect meals source, food items environments, and the valuing meals. Such steps keep terrific potential to advance progress in direction of accomplishment of the Sustainable Progress
Goals (SDGs) these as to end hunger and malnutrition in all its sorts, to endorse wholesome life and wellbeing for all by considerably cutting down the overall health burden of non-communicable ailments and improving maternal baby health, cutting down inequalities,
to choose urgent steps to fight weather improve and its impacts and boost sustainable intake and manufacturing.  Even though the character and magnitude differs, malnutrition is an situation in all nations around the world globally and accomplishing nutritious eating plans is
a needed situation to start out to handle this.

Strong indicators are important for guiding motion and to fully grasp trends, notify conclusion building, evaluate effects, and foster accountability. The HDSFS Coalition brings jointly a excellent level of national and global stage abilities in the fields
of health and fitness, nourishment and sustainability united powering the aim to allow and advertise steps that will outcome in halving of the amount of individuals who are not able to manage a wholesome food plan, although operating in partnership to guarantee this foodstuff is created from
sustainable foods systems. In addition, the Coalition will aid steps that improve the assortment and utilization of details on healthier weight loss plans for choice-building and accountability (e.g., as element of the global SDG indicator framework). Numerous on-going
endeavours are grappling with a variety of topics related to indicator development, and details selection, consolidation, visualization and dissemination, and use.

In this 1st peer-to-peer discovering workshop of the HDSFS Coalition we produce a room to share reflections from Member States on opportunities and worries to the use of healthy diet plan knowledge. Exclusively, the goals include things like:

  • To reflect on the strategy of a healthy diet program, and assessment the numerous elements of foods use that this encompasses, and the extent to which this does now or could mirror elements of food stuff devices sustainability
  • To discover from Member States on the possibilities and problems for the collection and utilization of indicators of nutritious eating plans from sustainable food devices for plan creating in their contexts
  • Consolidate lessons from region expertise that can notify on-going endeavours to strengthen wholesome diet program indicators, and how this could assistance inform efforts in sustainable food items devices
  • To initiate discussions and far better realize the value additional of the HDSFS Coalition to catalyze actions similar to indicators for wholesome weight loss plans from sustainable foodstuff units

Tentative Agenda




5 min

Opening remarks:  The Coalition in the context of relevant on-likely initiatives

Dr Francesco Branca

15 min

Capturing the essence of a healthful diet plan and implications for indicators and facts selection devices

Professor Ed Frongillo

15 min

Country Reflections:

  • For nations around the world who have utilised diet quality/ dietary intake info to tell plan / programmatic action: How has the details been employed explicitly to regulate policy?
  • From a knowledge viewpoint, how has your place captured the many implications of dietary patterns, thinking about ecosystem, financial, and socio-cultural and well as balanced diet plan concerns
  • What have been the issues and possibilities to do this
  • How to offer with trade-offs across health and fitness, environmental, financial, and sociocultural areas in details methods?

4 min every from 4 member states

50 min


Moderated panel dialogue

  • From notion to implementation- possibilities and difficulties for the collection and utilization of indicators of healthy meal plans from sustainable foodstuff methods for plan generating in assorted contexts


Moderator: Dr Lynnette Neufeld


  • Brazil
  • Ghana
  • European Commission
  • Dr Ed Frongillo
  • Dr Anna Herforth
  • Dr Corinna Hawkes
  • Dr Jess Fanzo

5 min

Final reflections: What is necessary? What can be finished? The function of the HDSFS Coalition

Dr Brent Loken