The resources section includes the following areas:

1️⃣ NDA SFS Toolkit Grants – ICDA member National Dietetic Associations (NDAs) can apply for a Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Toolkit grant.

2️⃣ NDA SFS Position Papers – Several nutrition and dietetics associations are officially recognising the relevance of Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) and/or sustainable diets to nutrition and dietetics practice.

3️⃣ Existing Resources DatabaseA selection of reports, articles, and websites that are relevant for different nutrition professionals. You’ll find 2 subsections:

  • Hot Topic Clusters in orange ovals on the side bar where where we’ve done the toolkit searching for you.
  • Emerging Research Summaries that provide a summary of all the key points of peer-reviewed evidence to provide a quick overview and access for dietitians that do not have access to journals .

4️⃣ Podcasts, Webinars, Workshops – generally these are online sessions that we try to keep updated.

5️⃣ Sustainability Courses – these are usually a more structured format with a syllabus and often provide higher education credit or a certificate. Some are run by a trainer/facilitator but others are self-study. Some charge tuition, others are free. We try to provide you with all that information up front. We’ve organised them into short courses (hours to a few days); longer courses (a week to a few months); and credit courses that generally run a term, but some are self study.

6️⃣ Case Studies – Generally provided by members, the case studies are examples of existing work integrating sustainability and nutrition in practice.

7️⃣ SDG Briefs: Dietitian-Nutritionist Roles – The briefs explore possible roles for Dietitian-Nutritionists (D-N) for UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are closely related to nutritional goals.

8️⃣ Tools for Practice – The following tools are examples you can use in your practice to promote sustainability to the public and incorporate it in to your practice.

9️⃣ Infographics – These visual can aid D-Ns in communicating Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) to their target audience.

🔟 Glossary – This is a list of key terms and concepts that you are likely to encounter while learning and talking about sustainable food systems.

Contact the if you have resources to suggest adding to the toolkit.