Nutrition societies

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

The Nutrition Society of Australia

Austrian Nutrition Society (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Ernährung)

Belgian Nutrition Society

British Nutrition Society

Canadian Nutrition Society

Czech Society fo Nutrition

Cyprus Dietetic & Nutrition Association

Danish Nutrition Society (Selskabet for Ernæringsforskning)

Dutch Academy of Nutritional Sciences

Federation of Asian Nutrition Societies (FANS)

Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) 

Finnish Society for Nutrition Research

French Nutrition Society (Union Française pour la Nutrition et l’Alimentation, U.F.N.A.) 

Ibero-American Nutrition Foundation (Fundación Iberoamericana de Nutrición)

German Nutrition Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V.)

International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS)

Italian Society of Human Nutrition

Norwegian Nutrition Society (Norsk Selskap for Ernæring)

Portuguese Society of Nutrition and Food Sciences (Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências da Nutrição e Alimentação, SPCNA)

Serbian Nutrition Society

Société Française de Nutrition (SFN)

Spanish Nutrition Society (Sociedad Española de Nutrición)

Swiss Society for Nutrition (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Ernährung, SSN)

Swedish Nutrition Foundation (SNF)

The Nutrition Society (NS)

The Nutrition Society of South Africa 

Food science societies

European Federation for the Science and Technology of Lipids

Food Chemistry Division of  the European Association of Chemical and Molecular Sciences

Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST)

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Gesellschaft Deutscher Lebensmitteltechnologen e.V. (GDL)

Korean Society of Food Science and Technology (KoSFoST)

Lebensmittelchemische Gesellschaft (LChG)

The Society of Flavor Chemists

South African Association for Food Science & Technology (SAAFoST)

Swiss Society for Food Chemistry (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Lebensmittelchemie, SFC)

NGOs, foundations, agencies, initiatives and associations
with a focus on nutrition and food

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

Access to Nutrition Initiative 

Better Food Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

British Nutrition Foundation


Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V.

Dr. Rainer Wild Foundation, Foundation for Healthy Nutrition (Dr. Rainer Wild-Stiftung, Stiftung für gesunde Ernährung)

eat right - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

EDEN-FOUNDATION for the promotion of a natural lifestyle and health care (EDEN-STIFTUNG zur Förderung naturnaher Lebenshaltung und Gesundheitspflege)

FBMA Food & Beverage Management Association


Food & Nutrition Foundation

Food and Nutrition Resources Foundation (FNR)

Foundation fiat panis (Stiftung fiat panis)

Foundation for Food and Agriculture research (FFAR)

Foundation for Micronutrients - Prevention, Health, Quality of Life Non-Profit GmbH (Stiftung für Mikronährstoffe – Prävention, Gesundheit, Lebensqualität gemeinnützige GmbH)

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Food Fortification Initiative (FFI)

Foundation Nutrition - Education - Health (Stiftung Ernährung – Bildung – Gesundheit)

Gerd Godt-Grell Foundation (Gerd Godt-Grell Stiftung)

German Foundation for Illness-related Malnutrition (Deutsche Stiftung Krankheitsbedingte Mangelernährung)

German Institute of Human Nutrition Postdam-Rehbrücke (Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke) (DIfE)

Gesellschaft für angewandte Vitaminforschung e. V. (GVF) (Society for Applied Vitamin Research)

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Heinrich-Stockmeyer-Foundation (Heinrich-Stockmeyer-Stiftung)

Helen Keller International (HKI)

Hildegard-Grunow-Stiftung für Ernährungsforschung (Hildegard Grunow Foundation for Nutrition Research)

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

International Foundation for Nutrition and Health

International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD)

Iodine Global Network (IGN)

Kluthe-Foundation for Nutrition and Health (Kluthe-Stiftung Ernährung und Gesundheit)

Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (Leibniz-Institut für Lebensmittel-Systembiologie an der Technischen Universität München)

Micronutrient Forum

Nutrition Foundation of India (NFI)

Nutrition International (NI) (formerly Micronutrient Initiative)


Professional Association for Oecotrophology e. V. (BerufsVerband Oecotrophologie e. V.) (VDOE)

Population Services International (PSI)

Sabri Ülker Food Research Foundation

Save the Children

Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)

Sight and Life Foundation

Society for Applied Vitamin Research e. V. (Gesellschaft für angewandte Vitaminforschung e. V.) (GVF)

The Food Foundation


World Bank

World Food Program (WFP)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Vision International (WVI)

1000 Days

Government institutions and programs 
with a focus on nutrition and food

Federal Center for Nutrition (Bundeszentrum für Ernährung)

Feed the Future

IN FORM - Germany’s initiative for healthy nutrition and more physical activity (Deutschlands Initiative für gesunde Ernährung und mehr Bewegung)


SPRING Nutrition


Further networks and platforms

EIT Food

NODE - Nutrition Observatory for Development

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NODE is a one-stop site with updated news, opinions, interviews, and resources on nutrition and international development. Here you can find open-access to (1) Stories about those nutrition heroes who make a difference through their day-to-day work, (2) News and resources from multiple organizations, in a non-partisan spirit, (3) Blogs and opinions to connect the community through a shared space and (4) Spaces to express your views. Check out the NODE website and their social media channels, such as LinkedIn and Twitter, for related stories and news in the field of nutrition and international development.


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