State of Palestine

Diagnose

Assessing Food Systems Performance
Food Supply Chains
Production systems and input supply
Average crop species richness
Storage and distribution
Cereal losses
Fruit losses
Pulse losses
Vegetable losses
Food Environments
Outcomes
Environmental impacts
Biodiversity impact of food consumption
Eutrophication of food consumption
Greenhouse gas emissions of food consumption
Total ecological footprint of consumption per person
Total ecological footprint of production per person
Water use linked to food consumption
Food security
Prevalence of undernourishment
Infant and young child feeding practices
Nutritional status
Noncommunicable diseases
Unlikely Challenge Area
Potential Challenge Area
Likely Challenge Area
Missing Data

Indicators

Gini index

DriversIncome growth and distribution
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Annual population growth (%)

DriversPopulation growth and migration
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Percent of the urban population of total population (%)

DriversUrbanization
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Affordability of a healthy diet

Food EnvironmentsFood affordability
0.8
2017

Cost of a healthy diet relative to the cost of sufficient energy from starchy staples

Food EnvironmentsFood affordability
3
2017

Cost of an energy sufficient diet

Food EnvironmentsFood affordability
1.1
2017 PPP dollar/capita/day
2017

Cost of fruits and vegetables relative to starchy staples in a least cost healthy diet

Food EnvironmentsFood affordability
1.9
2017

Cost of legumes, nuts, and seeds relative to the starchy staples in a least-cost healthy diet

Food EnvironmentsFood affordability
0.3
2017

Cost of nutrient adequacy in local currency units

Food EnvironmentsFood affordability
3.8
local currency
2011

Percent of the population who cannot afford a healthy diet (%)

Food EnvironmentsFood affordability
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Cereal yield (kg/ha)

Food Supply ChainsProduction systems and input supply
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Share of employment in agriculture (%)

Food Supply ChainsProduction systems and input supply
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Final consumption expenditure per capita (constant 2017 international dollars/capita)

Individual FactorsEconomic
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Adolescents (12-17 years): prevalence of at least daily carbonated soft drink consumption

OutcomesDietary intake
55
%
2010

Adolescents (12-17 years): prevalence of at least weekly fast food consumption

OutcomesDietary intake
50
%
2010

Adolescents (12-17 years): prevalence of less than daily vegetable consumption

OutcomesDietary intake
28
%
2010

Agricultural land change during the last 10 years

OutcomesEnvironmental impacts
3.1
1000 ha/year
2008–2018

Average proportion of natural vegetation embedded in agricultural lands

OutcomesEnvironmental impacts
17
%
2015

Soil biodiversity threats index

OutcomesEnvironmental impacts
3.3
2010

Prevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity (%)

OutcomesFood security
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Children (6-23 months): Minimum diet diversity (%)

OutcomesInfant and young child feeding practices
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Children (6-23 months): Minimum meal frequency (%)

OutcomesInfant and young child feeding practices
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Prevalence of Infants (6-23 months) Consuming No Meat, Fish, or Eggs (%)

OutcomesInfant and young child feeding practices
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Prevalence of Infants (6-23 months) Consuming Zero Fruits and Vegetables (%)

OutcomesInfant and young child feeding practices
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Adult diabetes prevalence (%)

OutcomesNoncommunicable diseases
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Adult raised blood pressure (%)

OutcomesNoncommunicable diseases
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Adult obesity (%)

OutcomesNutritional status
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Anemia in women (%)

OutcomesNutritional status
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Stunting in children under 5 years (%)

OutcomesNutritional status
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Under 5 Overweight and Obesity (%)

OutcomesNutritional status
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Underweight in Women (%)

OutcomesNutritional status
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Wasting in children under 5 years (%)

OutcomesNutritional status
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All Suggested Policies and Actions

We’ve identified the following policies and actions that might address issues with the food system of State of Palestine.

Action
Research and develop alternative proteins sources and share the research in the public domain.
Impact
Increase availability, affordability and appeal of alternative micronutrient-rich protein sources and reduce appeal of red meat to high red-meat consumers.
Action
Focus cash transfer, voucher and food delivery programmes on increasing the availability, affordability and appeal of nutritious foods and limiting the appeal of foods high in fats, sugars and salt.
Impact
Increase availability, affordability and appeal of nutritious foods and reduce the affordability and appeal of foods high in fats, sugars and salt to low-income populations with access to the programmes.
Action
Set mandatory limits on trans fats, sugar, salt/sodium and/or saturated fat in packaged foods.
Impact
Reduce availability of foods high in fats, sugars and salt to all populations.
Action
Require nutrition labelling on packages/menus to indicate if foods are high in calories, fats, sugars and/or salt and/or in positive nutrients.
Impact
Reduce appeal and availability of foods high in fat, sugar and salt and increases appeal of nutritious foods to all populations.
Action
Restrict all forms of marketing, advertising and in-store promotions of HFSS foods, particularly to children.
Impact
Reduce appeal foods high in fat, sugar and salt to children.
Action
Reformulate processed food to reduce fats, sugars and salt.
Impact
Reduce availability of fats, sugars and salt in foods already available to all populations.
Action
Implement taxes to decrease affordability and incentivise reformulation of sugary drinks and foods high in fats, sugars and salt food.
Impact
Decrease affordability of sugary drinks and foods high in fats, sugars and salt to all populations.