Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
The Norwegian government has recently issued a white paper on sustainable food systems. Offering a holistic perspective, it highlights Norway’s desire to strengthen its engagement on increased sustainable food production, improved nutrition, creation of jobs as well as effective food governance.
An estimated 38 million people in the world today are vulnerable to famine and 815 million suffer from various forms of hunger. No country epitomizes the hunger challenge better than India. The country's much touted success in preventing famine due to democratic political institutions (as famously argued by the Nobel laureate Amartya Sen) has not been replicated in the field of chronic hunger, which remains a major concern and affects large groups in the population.
The project seeks to explore and analyze how public and private actors influence the politics of nutrition through a case study of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement and its influence on nutrition policy-making in Tanzania.