Food Systems Data

This page provides an overview on key data around food system drivers and outcomes, following the food systems model. 
Drivers are elements which influence food system activities and outcomes, whereas outcomes are the consequences, the ways in which key identifiers of food systems progress. Data on the following drivers and outcomes are illustrated here: Demographics and development, Consumption, Technology, Markets, Climate and environment, and Policy and geopolitics. 
For more expansive and continuously updated data on food systems, please see the Food Systems Dashboard.

Food Systems Outcomes

Food & Nutrition Security
A key goal of the food system is to deliver food and nutrition security for all. These outcomes in turn…
Environmental Sustainability
One of the outcomes of global food systems impacts environmental sustainability. A goal of food system activities is to deliver…
Economic & Social Wellbeing
One of the outcomes of food system activities and the drivers is the economic and social well-being of the actors…

Food Systems Drivers

Consumption
There are major differences between food produced globally and recommended food consumption. Changing consumption patterns in rural and urban areas…
Technology
Agricultural and food technology innovation is crucial for inclusive rural and structural transformation – if marginalized and poor communities and…
Markets
Although global trade in agricultural products has increased, much of the food produced within countries is consumed domestically. Regions with…
Climate & Environment
Current food systems have severe implications for land use, resource sustainability, and climate change for the future. The outlook for…
Policy and Geopolitics
Countries need to balance food self-sufficiency with participation and competitiveness in global trade markets. With increasing conflicts, uneven impacts of…