Meeting

Workshop on Mapping the Food System and its Effects


When: September 16, 2013 - September 17, 2013 (1:00 PM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center (Room 100) • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Food and Nutrition, Environmental Health
Activity: A Framework for Assessing the Health, Environmental, and Social Effects of the Food System
Boards: Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

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 on the right side of this webpage.  Audio recordings of the workshop will be available soon.

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