Global Health

Indigenous Peoples' Food Systems for Health Promotion: Global Health

Food and Nutrition Tables

Food and nutrition tables for 12 case studies and five Asian case studies are being compiled from information gathered in interviews with key informants and focus groups. This resource is intended for health professionals and researchers in dietary assessment, and nutrition promotion programs. Data tables are being added as they become available.

To view the food and nutrition data tables, select a community group from the list on the left.

Procedures Manual





FAO Books

Kuhnlein HV, B Erasmus, D. Spigelski and B Burlingame (2013) Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems and Wellbeing: Interventions and Policies for Healthy Communities.398 pp. United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome.  Available free online from:
Kuhnlein HV, B Erasmus and D Spigelski. (2009) Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems: the Many Dimensions of Culture, Diversity and Environment for Nutrition and Health. United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization,  Available free online at: