CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, April 2020

Each country’s food system is unique. Although context-specific approaches are critical to transforming food systems for better nutrition, policymakers and implementers can learn from each other's successes and challenges. This brief presents case studies on four countries—Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Vietnam—whose food systems range from traditional to modern. They highlight each country’s challenges, approaches, and priorities to share experiences and reveal lessons for other countries.