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SoWhat? This is a series of policy briefs released by the UNESCO Chair in World Food Systems that aims to translate research results into clear findings for action.

It seeks to cover all areas of sustainable food: from nutrition to the right to food, including marketing, social sciences and management, political science, economics, agrifood technologies and agronomy.

This series is intended for anyone who is curious and "savvy" and wishes to know more about recent research advances in the field of sustainable food. The Chair intends to contribute to dialogue between research and various food system actors.

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Sensory pleasure and mindfulness, allies of a healthier diet

Key points: Sensory pleasure can be aligned with a healthier diet—neuroscience and marketing show us how the hedonic network is stimulated. Food consumers tend to favour quantity over (...)

« SoWhat ? » Les villes d’Afrique subsahariennes sont-elles si dépendantes des importations alimentaires ?

La série So What ? vise à traduire des résultats de recherche en conclusions lisibles pour l’action

Sub-Saharan Africa’s significant changes in food consumption patterns

Authors Nicolas Bricas, CIRAD, UMR Moisa, Montpellier, France Claude Tchamda, AFRISTAT, Bamako, Mali Download the document

Are the cities of Sub-Saharan Africa so dependent on food imports?

Authors Nicolas Bricas, CIRAD, UMR Moisa, Montpellier, France Claude Tchamda, AFRISTAT, Bamako, Mali Download the document