About

Global Food Research Program at UNC is a project of the Carolina Population Center that collaborates with partners across the globe to carefully evaluate food and nutrition policies and help to develop in-depth, longitudinal research on large-scale obesity prevention efforts.

Mission statement

Our mission is to provide the academic community, policy-makers, and industry with rigorous and innovative methods to measure the factory-to-fork dynamics and trends in the food supply in various countries across the globe. Our major goals are to reduce diet-related disparities in health, prevent obesity and diet- and obesity-related non-communicable diseases by contributing to the creation of a more healthful food system and food environment.