What's new

Here is where you can get up to date on Intake's most recent news and announcements.  We also provide links below to selected recent publications and news articles, and other noteworthy items and events relevant to the collection, analysis and use of dietary data. 

News & Announcements

January 31, 2020

This newly released Intake survey guidance document provides a description of the methodologic challenges to estimating usual intakes from dietary surveys and recommendations for how to address these challenges in the context of quantitative 24-hour recall dietary surveys in LMICs. Guidance on the minimum number of repeat 24-hour dietary recalls that are needed to estimate the distribution of usual intake is also provided, both in the context of ubiquitously consumed foods, food groups…

January 30, 2020

This newly released Intake survey guidance document provides an overview of the main pre-survey tasks required for large-scale quantitative 24-hour recall dietary surveys in LMICs.

January 3, 2020

The Lancet has published a four paper series to explore how the double burden of malnutrition is affecting low- and middle-income countries. Along with this four paper series, the Lancet published a commentary titled, "A Nutrition Manifesto for a New Nutrition Reality."  


January 2, 2020

Intake and FAO convened an international meeting, Dietary Data Collection, Analysis and Use: Taking Stock of Country Experiences and Promising Practices in LMICs, 11-13 December in Rome, Italy at FAO headquarters.  The meeting aimed to promote South to South learning, cross-regional networking, and the sharing of experiences in relation to national (or large-scale) government-led and government-owned, quantitative 24-hour dietary recall surveys LMICs. The meeting included participants from 20 LMICs.