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Evolution on Food and Nutrition Governance and the Emergence of Multistakeholderism

  • Flavio Luiz Schieck ValenteEmail author
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This article provides an historic snapshot of the evolution of global food and nutrition governance, with special attention to the global trends towards the increased participation of the private sector and the emergence of ‘multi-stakeholderism’. It explores the role different actors had in reducing the broad spectrum of food and nutrition policies into a package of nutrition interventions, mostly involving product-based strategies, and challenges such approaches from a holistic and human rights-based perspective.


Human rights Right to adequate food and nutrition UNSCN Scale-up nutrition Committee on world food security 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Nutrition Department of the Federal University of PernambucoOlindaBrazil

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