An integrated approach to the challenge of sustainable food systems: adaptive and mitigatory strategies to address climate change and malnutrition

Project Details

Description

The study has been implemented within the frame of the project of the Ministry of Education and Science “Integrated national level measures for strengthening interest representations for research and development of Latvia as part of European Research Area”, No. 1.1.1.5/17/I/002.
The project contains four main work packages. RSU participates in one of them – Nutrition:
1) Physiological manifestations of sustainable diet;
2) Diet evaluation and a balanced diet in terms of nutrients: entry of data, work with scientific databases GHGE, FoodEx2 and water quality assessment. Development of a balanced diet taking into account climate change and the fact that many products will no longer be available. Instead, other products with different content of nutrients and micronutrients will be available;
3) Innovative food that is based on new ingredients, materials and processes. Metastudies on meat substitutes and other types of innovative food will be carried out.
AcronymSYSTEMIC
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/07/2030/06/23

Funding

  • European Regional Development Fund: €42,500.00
  • Latvia State Budget funding: €7,500.00

Keywords

  • food security
  • climate change
  • food production
  • consumption
  • nutrition
  • public health

Smart Specialization Area

  • Biomedicine, medical technologies and biotechnology

Field of Science

  • 3.3 Health sciences