Mitigating the Nutritional Impacts of the Global Food Price Crisis: A Workshop

This three-day meeting convened by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine explores the implications of the recent global food price increase and economic crisis on nutrition and health. International presenters discuss the effects of the economic and food price crises on nutrition; nutrition surveillance; responses to the crises on individual country and global levels; U.S. policies surrounding the crises; and actions to mitigate the current crises as well as prevent future crises.

Event Date

Jul 14, 2009