Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100435,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100435.

Current narratives underestimate the potential and dietary needs of children and adolescents. This overview for the special issue outlines why food systems transformations need to work for and with children and adolescents.
Elsevier,

 

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100419,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100419.

This paper describes how age-specific characteristics influence how children and adolescents engage with their food system. Special attention is needed to protect children’s and adolescents’ abilities to secure diets that are desirable, nutritious, safe, affordable, and sustainable.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100442,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100442.

This paper provides an overview of children and adolescents’ diet. Food systems need to be redesigned to improve diet quality in children 0-19 years in order to address the multiple burdens of malnutrition. Data systems also need to be strengthened to track data quality among children. This article advances knowledge on SDG 2 and 3.
Elsevier,

 

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100436,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100436.

This paper introduces the Innocenti framework. This framework conceptualizes the dynamic linkages between the elements of the food system, and highlights the importance of comprehensively looking at the different determinants, influences, and drivers that shape food systems for children and adolescents.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100414,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100414

A child-centred food system makes healthy diets available, affordable, appealing and aspirational. To achieve this a package of actions is needed to coherently reorient food systems towards healthy diets for children; this paper presents a 6-step assessment to identify and prioritize these actions.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100443,
ISSN 2211-9124,

This paper describes the relationship between agriculture, food supply chains and children’s and adolescents’ diets and their food accessibility, advancing knowledge on SDG 2, zero hunger.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100403,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100403.

This scoping review examines the influence of external and internal food environment interventions on the diets of children and adolescents. Several interventions in school and community settings, including social protection interventions to adjust affordability, show promising results for improving diets.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100413,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100413.

This paper focuses on food behaviours of caregivers, children, and adolescents using a case study approach. There are numerous facilitators and barriers to uptake interventions aimed at improving dietary behaviours of children and adolescents.
Elsevier,

Current Research in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 25, October 2020, 100356

This article supports SDGs 2, 9 and 12 by reviewing different side and waste streams, based on their volume and economic importance and relevant valuable compounds, with the focus on recent developments of new food products and ingredients.
2018 Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge second prize winner, Dr. Alessio Admiano
In 2018, Dr. Alessio Adamiano, a researcher for the Italian National Research Council at the Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramic Materials,  was awarded the second prize of €25,000. Contributing to SDGs 2, 13 and 14, his project, “Phos-Fate: Empowering fishing communities for climate change”, demonstrated how phosphorous can be recycled in a simple, scalable way by converting fish bones into products such as fertilizers. Two years later, we interviewed Dr. Adamiano about his experience at the Challenge, as well as the upcoming steps for his project empowering fishing communities for climate change.

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