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Research Project: Innovating Global Fruit and Vegetable Food Systems to Help Bring Sustainable Nutrition Security

Location: Diet, Genomics and Immunology Laboratory

Project Number: 8040-51530-058-04-G
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: May 22, 2018
End Date: Sep 1, 2018

Objective:
The workshop will identify challenges and opportunities for existing and future F&V food systems and seek to prioritize tasks and goals to permit leveraging at points for change to close knowledge gaps. The product will be a position paper on approaches (changes in the food system itself & research needs) to sustainably provide healthy, nutritious food to a growing, more urban world population, based on the principles of diversity, equity & inclusion.

Approach:
To assemble global practice and thought leaders to discuss approaches to creating a future of more sustainable and resilient fruit and vegetable (F&V) food systems.