A SHARED GOAL:
CONTRIBUTING TO A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM
INAF brings together 127 researchers with diverse and complementary expertise, all dedicated to the central theme of sustainable food. This entails accessible, safe, healthy, diverse, and environmentally friendly food.
Through research on food system sustainability, nutrition, well-being, health, as well as socio-cultural, environmental, and policy dimensions of food, our experts collaborate synergistically to address the complex challenges of sustainable food.
The abundance of expertise at INAF opens the door to pioneering interdisciplinary and intersectoral research. Committed to enhancing human nutrition and supporting the development of a thriving bio-food sector, our researchers unite their knowledge through six key research themes, four member entities, and several nationally and internationally recognized research structures.
Optimizing the nutritional, sensory, functional, and safety aspects of food is essential to meet consumer expectations, regulatory standards, and the competitive challenges faced by bio-food businesses.FOR MORE INFORMATION
Nutrition, Health, and Well-being
Embracing healthy eating habits can prevent chronic societal diseases and have a profound impact on physical and mental health. Therefore, it is crucial to examine the various factors that influence dietary choices and behaviors.FOR MORE INFORMATION
AUTONOMY, PROSPERITY AND FOOD ACCESSIBILITY
The magnitude of climate change, global hunger, disparities in access to nutritious food, and health problems stemming from inadequate nutrition urges us to reconsider and reimagine the various food systems.FOR MORE INFORMATION
NUTRITION AND SOCIETY
Our food choices are influenced by all aspects of our society. Understanding the physical, economic, political, and sociocultural factors is essential to prioritize key issues and contribute to the creation of environments that support access to quality food for everyone.FOR MORE INFORMATION