CAPNUTRA members are involved in the projects in capacity development, dissemination and spreading of excellence, IT support and advisory for Balkan countries.

Ongoing Projects:


Reshaping nutrition across Europe Accelerating the dietary shift from animal-based to alternative dietary proteins
Giant Leaps consortium internal newsletter #1
Newsletter 2
Giant Leaps in VALPRO Path


EFSA project Creation of Open Access EU Food Composition Database (EU FCDB)(2022-2025)


FAO Regional Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) Enhancing analytical evidence on diet and nutrition challenges from food systems perspectives in response to COVID-19 (TCP/RER/3805) (2021-2023)

FNS - Cloud

Food Nutrition Security Cloud (New Horizon 2020 project, 2019 – 2023)

CAPNUTRA in FNS project


RPC (Raw Primary Commodity) model update OC/EFSA/DATA/2020/01


Sustainability of the platforms for monitoring population food consumption habits and pilot study on web – and computer – based 24h dietary recall tools (2021-2023)
DAP (Diet Assess & Plan)
FCDB (Food Composition Data Management Tool)
FFQ/FPQ (Food Frequency and Food Propensity Questionnaires)
24HDR (24 Hour Dietary Recall)


“Awareness raising on the food system approach to address malnutrition ”FAO ISC Project “Programme support for the role of food systems in the transition of diets and prevention of malnutrition in the ECA region“ (2019-2020)
Workshop (ZOOM online event), 27th October 2020, Belgrade, Serbia
Workshop on “Awareness raising on the food system approach to address malnutrition” (FAO ISC Project)

FAO BOOK: EDITORs-Fang, C. & Gurinović, M., eds. 2023. Sustainable and nutrition-sensitive food systems for healthy diets and prevention of malnutrition in Europe and Central Asia. Budapest, FAO.

FAO Knowledge
Final Agenda and Concept Note


Training in dietary assessment and sharing platforms for monitoring population food consumption habits in a long – term perspective (surveillance and continuous training) (2019 – 2020)

EFSA project

“Support to National Dietary Surveys in Compliance with the EU Menu methodology – children and adults survey in Serbia“ (2017 – 2021). An advisory for the same studies in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro. Read more…

 Past Projects:

  • FP7 ODIN – Food – based solutions for Optimal vitamin D Nutrition and health through the life cycle, 2013 – 2017 
  • FP7 CHANCE – Low Cost technologies and traditional ingredients for the production of Affordable, Nutritionally correct, Convenient foods enhancing health in population groups at risk of poverty, 2011 – 2014 
  • FP7 EuroFIRNexus, Food platform for further integration, refinement and exploitation for its long – term self – sustainability, 2011 – 2013 (
  • EURRECA – Harmonizing nutrient recommendations across Europe with special focus on vulnerable groups and consumer understanding, 2007 – 2012 
  • FP6 NoE EuroFIR – European Food Information Resource Network, 2006 – 2011