Workshop on Mapping the Food System and its Effects

Event Type: 
Workshop
Speaker: 
Marty Heller
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 1:30pm to Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 5:15pm
Washington, DC
Event Sponsor: 
Academies of Science, Institute of Medicine

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC) held a public workshop on Mapping the Food System and its Effects. The workshop included various speakers who presented information on the following topics:

1) Defining the food system
2) Environmental effects of the food system
3) Socioeconomic effects of the food system
4) Health effects of the food system
5) Use of frameworks and sustainability indicators

The agenda and presentations from the speakers are located at: http://www.iom.edu/~/media/Files/Activity%20Files/Nutrition/AssessingFoodSystems/Sept%20Workshop/Presentations/Heller%20IOM%20091713.pdf

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