Digital Technology and Nutrition in the Food System Fact Sheet
Date published: April 12, 2022
This factsheet explores the different ways USAID and its Bureau for Resilience and Food Security utilize digital technologies.
Digital solutions have the potential to unlock new opportunities that strengthen the ability of food systems to provide safe and nutritious foods for all. Sensitive to price margins within the food system, some solutions may emerge first in more developed markets. However, as the field continues to evolve, it is critical to pursue inclusive approaches and plan around challenges and the risk of exclusion presented by digital divides—gaps in digital technology access, literacy, and adoption that exist between populations (e.g., urban and rural, male and female).