Assessing Food Systems Performance
Food Supply Chains
Unlikely Challenge Area
Potential Challenge Area
Likely Challenge Area
Percent of the urban population of total population (%)
Annual population growth (%)
DriversPopulation growth and migration
Agricultural land change during the last 10 years
Soil biodiversity threats index
Adult obesity (%)
Underweight in Women (%)
Adult diabetes prevalence (%)
All Suggested Policies and Actions
We’ve identified the following policies and actions that might address issues with the food system of Greenland.
ActionSet mandatory limits on trans fats, sugar, salt/sodium and/or saturated fat in packaged foods.
ImpactReduce availability of foods high in fats, sugars and salt to all populations.
ActionRequire nutrition labelling on packages/menus to indicate if foods are high in calories, fats, sugars and/or salt and/or in positive nutrients.
ImpactReduce appeal and availability of foods high in fat, sugar and salt and increases appeal of nutritious foods to all populations.
ActionRestrict all forms of marketing, advertising and in-store promotions of HFSS foods, particularly to children.
ImpactReduce appeal foods high in fat, sugar and salt to children.
ActionReformulate processed food to reduce fats, sugars and salt.
ImpactReduce availability of fats, sugars and salt in foods already available to all populations.
ActionImplement taxes to decrease affordability and incentivise reformulation of sugary drinks and foods high in fats, sugars and salt food.
ImpactDecrease affordability of sugary drinks and foods high in fats, sugars and salt to all populations.