A Summary of Methods and Data Coverage in GDD

Submitted by GDD Core Team on Fri, 04/03/2020 - 13:02

Click the above attachment for a summary of methods and data coverage in GDD.



  • To estimate individual food and nutrient intakes worldwide by country, year, age across the lifespan, sex, education level, urban or rural residence, and pregnancy/nursing status.
  • To use generated estimates to understand disease burdens, identify high-impact interventions, and evaluate and improve public health and nutrition policies.
  • To create a public resource and dissemination platform for sharing intake estimates with all stakeholders in the global nutrition community
  • To harmonize and publicly disseminate individual-level dietary data (24hr recall or food records) at the finest level.