Nutrition and Food Policy Division

Mandate section:

Development of nutritional science in the assessment, formulation, development of institutional policies and programs as well as food and nutrition to achieve food security and nutrition.

FIELD / SCOPE

  • Public policies related to food security and nutrition
  • Ecology of Food and Nutrition
  • Food and Nutrition Planning
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Economy of Food and Nutrition
  • Food Security and Nutrition

 

MAIN RESEARCH TOPICS

  • Analysis of Food institutional resilience.
  • Analysis of food security and nutrition situation.
  • Food and nutrition planning strategies on an ongoing basis.
  • Food insecurity and hunger (analysis of determinants, indicators, measurements, prevalence).
  • The feasibility analysis of food and nutrition programs.
  • Analysis of food security policy.