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Introducing the INFORMAS Regional eSymposium Series 2021!

This series will be held over five* separate day-long events, featuring keynote speakers, updates from INFORMAS module leaders, technical discussion sessions, abstract presentations, and open working group sessions. Follow the links below for more information on...

Call for Abstracts: the INFORMAS Regional eSymposium Series 2021

This will be an excellent opportunity to share your research on food environments at one of these regional virtual events. Submit an abstract here

An International Pact on Monitoring for Accountability for Action on Food Systems

A Call to Action for Scientists and Food Monitoring Experts. In light of the global engagement around the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), it is clear that concrete commitments are required from solution clusters, action coalitions, and Member States, to...

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...

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...

Food-EPI NZ 2020

Government has made virtually no progress on implementing healthy food policies in the last three years. The Expert Panel called for a national Food Systems and Nutrition Strategy, adequate income to make healthy food choices, mandatory food-related policies and an updated nutrition survey.

World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020

INFORMAS Symposium to be held at World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020 31 March - 3 April 2020 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia, was cancelled due to COVID-19. We hope to resume in-person meetings as soon as...