INFORMAS Newsletter First Quarter 2021

Dear INFORMASters,Greetings to you all as you grapple with conducting research in a Covid world.  Many of you will be struggling to keep your projects on task and on time as the chronic disease pandemics get pushed aside by the acute infectious disease...

1st Africa Food Environment Research Network (FERN) meeting held in November 2020

The Africa Food Environment Research Network (FERN) held an inaugural meeting via Zoom on 3-5 November, 2020.The meeting brought together the MEALS4NCDs project team and partners, INFORMAS Network Members, researchers in the African sub-region, as well as...

Progress, impacts and lessons learned: an evaluation of the INFORMAS initiative (2012–2020)

A study evaluating the implementation and impacts of INFORMAS from 2012 to 2020 has been published in the Annual Review of Public Health. Authors Gary Sacks, Janelle Kwon, Stefanie Vandevijvere, and Boyd Swinburn share key findings, lessons learned, and discuss future...

Sustainability to be incorporated into INFORMAS

Canada's International Development Research Centre has awarded a new grant to 1) incorporate sustainability indicators into the INFORMAS modules for measuring food environments, and 2) include municipal/city-level indicators in addition to monitoring national...

Modules

The INFORMAS framework consists of 10 modules

Countries

There are 58 countries involved

Resources/Protocols

e-Newsletter First Quarter 2019

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43 countries are actively doing food environment and policy surveys (one or more modules). Select a marker to view more information.

New Zealand

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices
  • Food Retail
  • Food Provision
  • Food Trade & Investment

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Argentina

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices
  • Food Retail

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Canada

Informas Modules:

  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices
  • Food Retail
  • Food Provision

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Australia

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices
  • Food Retail

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Fiji

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices
  • Food Retail
  • Food Provision
  • Food Trade & Investment

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Vietnam

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector

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Costa Rica

Informas Modules:
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Retail

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Brazil

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices

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Gautemala

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion

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India

Informas Modules:
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Prices

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Malaysia

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Promotion

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Malta

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices
  • Food Retail

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Mexico

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices
  • Food Provision

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South Africa

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Food Composition

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UK

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Food Composition

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China

Informas Modules:
  • Food Composition

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Singapore

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Retail

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Thailand

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Prices
  • Food Retail
  • Food Provision
  • Food Trade & Investment

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Central America and Panama (CIIPEC-INCAP)

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Retail

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Chile

Informas Modules:
  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Composition
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Provision
  • Food Prices

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USA

Informas Modules:
  • Food Composition

Japan

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector

Ecuador

Informas modules:

  • Food Labelling

Ethiopia

Informas modules:

  • Food Promotion
  • Food Retail

Finland

Informas modules:

  • Food Promotion
  • Food Retail

Ghana

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector
  • Food Promotion
  • Food Provision

Germany

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector

Iceland

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector

Ireland

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector

Kenya

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector
  • Food Provision

Mongolia

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Provision

Norway

Informas modules: 

  • Public Sector
  • Food Provision

Poland

Informas modules:

  • Public sector

Senegal

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector

The Netherlands

Informas modules:

  • Public Sector

Tonga

Informas modules:

  • Food Promotion
  • Food Retail

Tunisia

Informas modules:

  • Food Retail

Uganda

Informas modules:

  • Food Promotion

Hong Kong

Informas modules:

  • Food Composition
  • Food Promotion

Spain

Informas modules:

  • Food Labelling

Sri Lanka

Informas modules:

  • Food Labelling